from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Greek Mythology A king of Argos and father of the Danaides.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the type genus of the Danaidae, including the monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See Danais.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. type genus of the Danaidae: monarch butterflies
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Danaus rejoices the outcome, and the Danaids praise the Greek gods.
Various theories identify the maiden as Amymone, one of the 50 daughters of Danaus, kidnapped by Poseidon; or Perimele, a nymph rescued from drowning by Poseidon; or Scylla, courted by the sea god Glaucus, half-man and half-fish.
Danaus the vampire hunter is unique also as he does not wear the protective silver cross; he has killed several vampires over the past month in her zone as Mira has observed him in action while her tongue erotically massages her fangs.
Danaus plexippus was the previous entry in this blog.
Danaus plexippus – monarch butterfly egg, resting on Asclepias syriaca milkweed leaf, Monroe Township, Knox County, Ohio.
We walked about just a bit, because I was woozy, and watched dragonflies and Monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus), which were everywhere.
Although some species of insect also migrate, it is uncommon for the milkweed butterfly (Danaus plexippus), well known for its migrations through North America, to migrate in the spring and early summer as far north as the Canadian Arctic.
Danaus gilippus–wing of the queen butterfly taken through a dissecting microscope.
Danaus gilippus was the previous entry in this blog.
Mira has made a shaky truce with the vampire hunter Danaus, a human although both know they are natural enemies who probably will one day fight to the death.