phaeton definition

  • noun:
    • A light, four-wheeled open carriage, often attracted by a couple of ponies.
    • A touring vehicle.
    • a light four-wheeled open carriage attracted by four horses
    • a sizable available touring motorcar with a folding top
    • A four-wheeled carriage (with or without a high), available, or having no side pieces, as you're watching chair. It's drawn by several ponies.
    • See Phaëthon.
    • A handsome US butterfly (Euphydryas Phaëton syn. Melitæa Phaëton). The upper region of the wings is black colored, with orange-red places and marginal crescents, and lots of rows of cream-colored places; -- labeled as additionally Baltimore.
    • A high open four-wheeled carriage: since, a park phaëton; a mail phaëton. See cut on following web page.
    • A Reduced available four-wheeled carriage, drawn by one or two horses: as, a pony-phaëton.
    • [capitalized] [NL.] In ornithology, same as Phaëthon.
    • large available car seating four with foldable top

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