Heliconian
Heliconian Hel`i*co"ni*an, a. [L. Heliconius.] 1. Of or pertaining to Helicon. ``Heliconian honey.'' --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Like or pertaining to the butterflies of the genus {Heliconius}. [1913 Webster]


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