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n. butterfly

Definition of butterfly in English

Flying insect that has two pairs of large wings, typically of striking colour, and a long proboscis with which it extracts nectar from flowers.

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n. butterfly knife

Definition of butterfly knife in English

Pocketknife with two foldable, rotating handles, which conceal the blade.

Synonyms of butterfly knife in English

fan knife

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n. butterfly nut

Definition of butterfly nut in English

Nut that has two projecting pieces, which allow for tightening and loosening by hand.

Synonyms of butterfly nut in English

wing nutwingnutwing-nut

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n. butterfly pasta

Definition of butterfly pasta in English

Type of short Italian pasta that has the shape of a butterfly with jagged edges, made of flour and water.

Synonyms of butterfly pasta in English

bow-tie pastafarfalle

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v. do the butterfly

Definition of do the butterfly in English

To swim face down with synchronised, circular over arm motions while performing a dolphin kick with the legs.

Synonyms of do the butterfly in English

swim butterflyswim flydo the fly

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v. swim butterfly

Definition of swim butterfly in English

To swim face down with synchronised, circular over arm motions while performing a dolphin kick with the legs.

Synonyms of swim butterfly in English

do the butterflyswim flydo the fly