Pieris

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Translingual[edit]

Pieris formosa (family Ericaeae)
Pieris rapae (family Pieridae)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Pieris, from Ancient Greek Πιερίς (Pierís, a Muse), first worshiped in Πιερία (Piería, Pieria).

Proper noun[edit]

Pieris f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Ericaceae — certain shrubs, the andromedas or fetterbushes.
  2. A taxonomic genus within the family Pieridae — the whites, typical pierid butterflies.

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