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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Butterfly with brownish wings marked with black and silver; Any liliaceous plant of a certain genus having nodding variously colored flowers.

Usage examples (36)
  • A fritillary basked on a white stone in the Roman camp.
  • I love the fritillary and the tulip foliage is very pretty.
  • Our little gulf fritillary agrees that these are now and always will be mums.
  • Last week the berries were the same rich amber colour as silver-washed fritillary butterfly wings. for more
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