from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small American butterfly (Phycoides tharos) having the upper surface of the wings variegated with orange and black, the outer margins black with small white crescents; -- called also pearl crescent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The pearl crescent, Phyciodes tharos, a small American butterfly varied with black, orange, and white.
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