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- n. Inachis io, a red butterfly with distinctive large eyespots, of the family Nymphalidae.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a handsome European butterfly (Hamadryas Io) having ocelli like those of peacock.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The io butterfly, Vanessa io, a common European species: so called from the eye-spots of the wings.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. European butterfly having reddish-brown wings each marked with a purple eyespot
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