from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Roman Mythology An Italic king who waged unsuccessful war against Aeneas, who killed him.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A common, large, handsome, American swallowtail butterfly, now regarded as one of the forms of Papilio glaucus syn. Jasoniades glaucus. The wings are yellow, margined and barred with black, and with an orange-red spot near the posterior angle of the hind wings. Called also tiger swallowtail. See Illust. under swallowtail.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The tiger-swallowtail, Papilio turnus, a large yellow black-striped swallow-tailed butterfly common in the United States.
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