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Polygonia or Vanessa Progne
Progne Prog"ne, n. [L., a swallow, traditionally said to be fr. Progne (The sister of Philomela), who was changed into a swallow, Gr. ?.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A swallow. (b) A genus of swallows including the purple martin. See Martin. (c) An American butterfly (Polygonia, or Vanessa, Progne). It is orange and black above, grayish beneath, with an L-shaped silver mark on the hind wings. Called also gray comma.
Vanessa antiopa
Elm Elm, n. [AS. elm; akin to D. olm, OHG. elm, G. ulme, Icel. almr, Dan. & Sw. alm, L. ulmus, and E. alder. Cf. Old.] (Bot.) A tree of the genus Ulmus, of several species, much used as a shade tree, particularly in America. The English elm is Ulmus campestris; the common American or white elm is U. Americana; the slippery or red elm, U. fulva. Elm beetle (Zo["o]l.), one of several species of beetles (esp. Galeruca calmariensis), which feed on the leaves of the elm. Elm borer (Zo["o]l.), one of several species of beetles of which the larv[ae] bore into the wood or under the bark of the elm (esp. Saperda tridentata). Elm butterfly (Zo["o]l.), one of several species of butterflies, which, in the caterpillar state, feed on the leaves of the elm (esp. Vanessa antiopa and Grapta comma). See Comma butterfly, under Comma. Elm moth (Zo["o]l.), one of numerous species of moths of which the larv[ae] destroy the leaves of the elm (esp. Eugonia subsignaria, called elm spanworm). Elm sawfly (Zo["o]l.), a large sawfly (Cimbex Americana). The larva, which is white with a black dorsal stripe, feeds on the leaves of the elm.
Vanessa Huntera
Painted Paint"ed, a. 1. Covered or adorned with paint; portrayed in colors. As idle as a painted ship Upon a painted ocean. --Coleridge. 2. (Nat. Hist.) Marked with bright colors; as, the painted turtle; painted bunting. Painted beauty (Zo["o]l.), a handsome American butterfly (Vanessa Huntera), having a variety of bright colors, Painted cup (Bot.), any plant of an American genus of herbs (Castilleia) in which the bracts are usually bright-colored and more showy than the flowers. Castilleia coccinea has brilliantly scarlet bracts, and is common in meadows. Painted finch. See Nonpareil. Painted lady (Zo["o]l.), a bright-colored butterfly. See Thistle butterfly. Painted turtle (Zo["o]l.), a common American freshwater tortoise (Chrysemys picta), having bright red and yellow markings beneath.

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- Vanessa may refer to: Vanessa (Millais painting), an 1868 painting by Pre-Raphaelite artist John Everett Millais Vanessa, a 1933 novel by Hugh Walpole...
- Vanessa Anne Hudgens (born December 14, 1988) is an American actress and singer. After making her feature film debut in Thirteen (2003), Hudgens rose...
- Vanessa Redgrave CBE (born 30 January 1937) is an English actress of stage, screen and television, and a political activist. She is a 2003 American Theatre...
- Vanessa Lynn Williams (born March 18, 1963) is an American singer, actress, and fashion designer. She initially gained recognition as the first woman...
- Vanessa Chantal Paradis (French pronunciation: ​[vanɛsa ʃɑ̃tal paʁadi]; born 22 December 1972) is a French musician, singer, songwriter, actress, and...
- Vanessa Marcil (/mɑːrˈsɛl/ mar-SEL;[citation needed] born Sally Vanessa Ortiz; October 15, 1968) is an American actress. She is best known for her television...
- Vanessa Madeline Angel (born 10 November 1966) is an English-American actress and former model. She pla**** the role of Lisa on the television series Weird...
- Vanessa Kay Trump (born December 18, 1977) is an American socialite, actress and former model. She married Donald Trump Jr. in 2005 and they separated...
- Vanessa Lee Carlton (born August 16, 1980) is an American singer-songwriter and pianist. Upon completion of her education at the School of American Ballet...
- Vanessa Kirby is an English stage, television and film actress. She starred as Estella in the BBC adaptation of Great Expectations in 2011, and as Joanna...
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