from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The io butterfly, Vanessa io, a common European species: so called from the eye-spots of the wings.
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- noun Inachis io, a red
butterflywith distinctive large eyespots, of the family Nymphalidae.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun European butterfly having reddish-brown wings each marked with a purple eyespot
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