• Definition for "emperor butterfly"
    • any one of several colorful butterflies of this…
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emperor butterfly definition

  • noun:
    • any one of several colorful butterflies of this family Nymphalidae, such as Asterocampa clyton, having orange-tawny wings with dark markings.
    • large richly colored butterfly
    • Any of several brightly colored butterflies of this family members Nymphalidae, eg Asterocampa clyton, having orange-tawny wings with dark markings.
    • large richly colored butterfly
    • Any of a few brightly colored butterflies regarding the family Nymphalidae, particularly Asterocampa clyton, having orange-tawny wings with dark markings.
    • big richly coloured butterfly
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