orange tip

See also: orangetip

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An orange tip on a flower.

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orange tip (plural orange tips)

  1. Any of various pierid butterflies having orange tips to the upper forewings, especially Anthocharis cardamines of Eurasia.
    • 2018, Patrick Barkham, The Guardian, 27 April:
      Most of us have a favourite first that signifies the true beginning of spring. For me, it’s the first orange tip.

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