Saturnia pavonia
Emperor Em"per*or, n. [OF. empereor, empereour, F. empereur, L. imperator, fr. imperare to command; in in + parare to prepare, order. See {Parade}, and cf. {Imperative}, {Empress}.] The sovereign or supreme monarch of an empire; -- a title of dignity superior to that of king; as, the emperor of Germany or of Austria; the emperor or Czar of Russia. [1913 Webster]

{Emperor goose} (Zo["o]l.), a large and handsome goose ({Philacte canagica}), found in Alaska.

{Emperor moth} (Zo["o]l.), one of several large and beautiful bombycid moths, with transparent spots on the wings; as the American Cecropia moth ({Platysamia cecropia}), and the European species ({Saturnia pavonia}).

{Emperor paper}. See under {Paper}.

{Purple emperor} (Zo["o]l.), a large, strong British butterfly ({Apatura iris}). [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Saturnia pavonia — Kleines Nachtpfauenauge Kleines Nachtpfauenauge (Männchen) (Saturnia pavonia) Systematik Klasse: Insekten (Insecta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Saturnia pavonia — Petit paon de nuit Petit Paon de nuit …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Saturnia pavonia — noun large moth of temperate forests of Eurasia having heavily scaled transparent wings • Syn: ↑emperor, ↑emperor moth • Hypernyms: ↑saturniid, ↑saturniid moth • Member Holonyms: ↑Saturnia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pavonia pavonia — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Pavonia pavonia Pavonia pavonia macho Cl …   Wikipedia Español

  • Saturnia — ? Saturnia Saturnia pavonia …   Википедия

  • Saturnia — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Saturnia Saturnia pyri Clasificación cient …   Wikipedia Español

  • Saturnia — Saturnia …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Saturnia (Schmetterling) — Nachtpfauenaugen Wiener Nachtpfauenauge (Weibchen) (Saturnia pyri) Systematik Klasse: Insekten (Insecta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Saturnia pyri — Wiener Nachtpfauenauge Wiener Nachtpfauenauge (Weibchen) (Saturnia pyri) Systematik Klasse: Insekten (Insecta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Saturnia (moth) — Taxobox name = Saturnia image width = 240px image caption = Saturnia pyri regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Lepidoptera familia = Saturniidae genus = Saturnia genus authority = Schrank, 1802 [cite web… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”