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red admiral

noun [C] uk   us  
a butterfly with black wings and red and white marks
Translations of “red admiral”
in Chinese (Traditional) 紅蛺蝶(一種蝴蝶,有黑翼及紅白斑點)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 赤蛱蝶,红纹蝶(一种蝴蝶,有黑翼及红白斑点)…
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