black-veined white

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black-veined white (plural black-veined whites)

  1. A large species of butterfly, Aporia crataegi, native to Europe and parts of Asia.
    • 2018 April 7, Patrick Barkham, The Guardian[1]:
      Churchill may, however, simply have been seven decades ahead of his time: new research has revealed that climatic conditions may be suitable for the black-veined white to fly in Britain once again.