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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A large butterfly (Nymphalis antiopa) of Europe and North America, having purplish-brown wings with a broad yellow border.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A dark cloak worn by a mourner at a funeral.
  • n. A large butterfly, Nymphalis antiopa, native to Eurasia and North America.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. of temperate regions; having dark purple wings with yellow borders


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