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Definition of Butterfly


  1. A general name for the numerous species of diurnal Lepidoptera.

Butterfly Quotations

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.
Muhammad Ali

Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Nathaniel Hawthorne

I dreamed I was a butterfly, flitting around in the sky; then I awoke. Now I wonder: Am I a man who dreamt of being a butterfly, or am I a butterfly dreaming that I am a man?

Everyone is like a butterfly, they start out ugly and awkward and then morph into beautiful graceful butterflies that everyone loves.
Drew Barrymore

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
Rabindranath Tagore
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Butterfly Translations

butterfly in Danish is sommerfugl
butterfly in Dutch is vlinder, kapel
butterfly in Finnish is perhonen
butterfly in French is papillon
butterfly in German is Schmetterling
butterfly in Italian is farfalla
butterfly in Norwegian is sommerfugl
butterfly in Portuguese is borboleta
butterfly in Spanish is mariposa