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cabbage butterfly

cab·bage but·ter·fly
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kab-ij buht-er-flahy]
    • /ˈkæb ɪdʒ ˈbʌt ərˌflaɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kab-ij buht-er-flahy]
    • /ˈkæb ɪdʒ ˈbʌt ərˌflaɪ/

Definitions of cabbage butterfly words

  • noun cabbage butterfly a common white butterfly (Pieris rapae) whose green larvae feed upon cabbage and related plants 3
  • noun cabbage butterfly any white or chiefly white butterfly of the family Pieridae, as Pieris rapae, the larvae of which feed on the leaves of cabbages and other related plants. 1

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Origin of cabbage butterfly

First appearance:

before 1810
One of the 40% newest English words
First recorded in 1810-20

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cabbage butterfly popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 63% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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