"fritillary" Definition

  1. n. A plant with checkered petals, of the genus Fritillaria: the Guinea-hen flower. See Fritillaria.
  2. n. One of several species of butterflies belonging to Argynnis and allied genera; -- so called because the coloring of their wings resembles that of the common Fritillaria. See Aphrodite.

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Position in dictionary: 40006 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n.,
Words that start with "fritillary": 1
Words that end with "fritillary": 1
Words that contain "fritillary": 1
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