Definition of purple emperor in English:

purple emperor

Line breaks: pur¦ple em|peror

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noun

  • A large European woodland butterfly that has iridescent purplish-black wings with white markings.
    • Apatura iris, subfamily Apaturinae, family Nymphalidae

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