Definition of flutterby:(flŭt'ər-bī)
- 1. (n.) A butterfly.
Origins: Defined by describing what it does, especially in the garden as it travels from flower to flower.
- 2. (n.) Children's word for a butterfly.
Example: "Ooh, look at the litt'l flutterby!"
I've always loved the word flutterby to describe what we call a butterfly. It just makes more sense! Anywho, I chased this one all over the place until it finally landed long enough for me to snap its photo. Pretty. :o)