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

  • n. A son of King Priam of Troy, depicted as Cressida's lover in medieval romance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A large, handsome American butterfly (Euphœades troilus, or Papilio troilus). It is black, with yellow marginal spots on the front wings, and blue spots on the rear wings; -- also called troilus butterfly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A large swallow-tailed butterfly, Papilio troilus, common in the United States.


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