mourning cloak definition

  • noun:
    • a big butterfly (Nymphalis antiopa) of European countries and North America, having purplish-brown wings with a broad yellow edge.
    • A dark cloak worn by a mourner at a funeral.
    • a big butterfly, Nymphalis antiopa, indigenous to Eurasia and North America.
    • of temperate regions; having dark purple wings with yellow boundaries

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