Viceroy Vice"roy, n. [F. vice-roi; pref. vice- in the place of (L. vice) + roi a king, L. rex. See {Vice}, prep. and Royal.] 1. The governor of a country or province who rules in the name of the sovereign with regal authority, as the king's substitute; as, the viceroy of India. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) A large and handsome American butterfly ({Basilarchia archippus} syn. {Limenitis archippus}). Its wings are orange-red, with black lines along the nervures and a row of white spots along the outer margins. The larv[ae] feed on willow, poplar, and apple trees. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


Look at other dictionaries:

  • Viceroy — В категории дешевых сигарет British American Tobacco ведущим брендом является Viceroy (Вайсрой). Родина марки США (1936 г.), в 1952 г. в фильтр Viceroy добавили ацетилцеллюлозу, создав таким образом новый промышленный стандарт. Затем различные… …   Википедия

  • Viceroy — es una marca de cigarrilos hecha por Brown Williamson, perteneciente a British American Tobacco, y, desde 2004, por Reynolds American Inc., una empresa conjunta entre la división estadounidense de British American Tobacco y R.J. Reynolds Tobacco… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Viceroy — ist eine Zigarettenmarke der R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. Sie wurde 1936 als Filterzigarette auf den Markt gebracht. Heute wird sie vor allem in Rumänien, dem Nahen Osten, Argentinien und der Türkei verkauft …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • viceroy — index plenipotentiary Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • viceroy — (n.) person ruling as representative of a sovereign, 1520s, from M.Fr. vice roy, from O.Fr. vice deputy (see VICE (Cf. vice )) + roi king, from L. regem (nom. rex); see REX (Cf. rex). The species of American butterfly so called from 1881 …   Etymology dictionary

  • viceroy — Viceroy, ou Viroy, Prorex, qua forma dicimus Propraetor et Proconsul …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • viceroy — ► NOUN ▪ a ruler exercising authority in a colony on behalf of a sovereign. DERIVATIVES viceroyalty noun (pl. viceroyalties) . ORIGIN archaic French, from vice in place of + roi king …   English terms dictionary

  • viceroy — [vīs′roi΄] n. [MFr < vice (see VICE ) + roy, king < L rex: see REGAL] 1. a person ruling a country, province, or colony as the deputy of a sovereign ☆ 2. an American butterfly (Limenitis archippus) of striking orange and black coloring,… …   English World dictionary

  • Viceroy — For other uses, see Viceroy (disambiguation). Royal and noble ranks Emperor Empress King Queen …   Wikipedia

  • viceroy — viceroyship, n. /vuys roy/, n. 1. a person appointed to rule a country or province as the deputy of the sovereign: the viceroy of India. 2. a brightly marked American butterfly, Limenitis archippus, closely mimicking the monarch butterfly in… …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

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