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What is a flutterby?
A flutterby is another name for a butterfly. By Juan Valdovinos
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The world butterfly is thought to be adapted from an Old English word. However, some people believe that a butterflyâ??s original name was a flutter by.
There is a common misperception that butterflies used to be called flutterblies. However, this is not true. In old English and German, they were always given names relating to… "butter" in some way or another.