lepidopteran

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Lepidoptera +‎ -an

Noun[edit]

lepidopteran (plural lepidopterans)

  1. Any insect of the order Lepidoptera, the butterflies and moths

Adjective[edit]

lepidopteran (comparative more lepidopteran, superlative most lepidopteran)

  1. Characteristic of these insects