Specialist or collector of butterflies and moths. Latin lepidoptera, order of scale-winged insects. Greek lepidos (scale) and pteron (wing).

Lep`i*dop"ter*ist, n. Zool.

One who studies the Lepidoptera.

 

© Webster 1913.

Lometa got here first: silly Webster had it hidden away under Lepidopterits.

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