Danais Plexippus
Monarch Mon"arch, n. [F. monarque, L. monarcha, fr. Gr. ?, ?; mo`nos alone + ? to be first, rule, govern. See {Archi-}.] 1. A sole or supreme ruler; a sovereign; the highest ruler; an emperor, king, queen, prince, or chief. [1913 Webster]

He who reigns Monarch in heaven, . . . upheld by old repute. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. One superior to all others of the same kind; as, an oak is called the monarch of the forest. [1913 Webster]

3. A patron deity or presiding genius. [1913 Webster]

Come, thou, monarch of the vine, Plumpy Bacchus. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

4. (Zo["o]l.) A very large red and black butterfly ({Danais Plexippus}); -- called also {milkweed butterfly} and {monarch butterfly}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Danais Plexippus — monarch butterfly mon arch but ter*fly, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A very large red and black butterfly ({Danais Plexippus}) having striking orange brown wings with black veins in a reticulated pattern; called also {milkweed butterfly} and {monarch}. Its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Danaus plexippus — Monarchfalter Monarchfalter (Danaus plexippus) Systematik Ordnung: Schmetterlinge (Lepidoptera) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • milkweed butterfly — monarch butterfly mon arch but ter*fly, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A very large red and black butterfly ({Danais Plexippus}) having striking orange brown wings with black veins in a reticulated pattern; called also {milkweed butterfly} and {monarch}. Its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • milkweed butterfly — Monarch Mon arch, n. [F. monarque, L. monarcha, fr. Gr. ?, ?; mo nos alone + ? to be first, rule, govern. See {Archi }.] 1. A sole or supreme ruler; a sovereign; the highest ruler; an emperor, king, queen, prince, or chief. [1913 Webster] He who… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monarch — butterfly mon arch but ter*fly, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A very large red and black butterfly ({Danais Plexippus}) having striking orange brown wings with black veins in a reticulated pattern; called also {milkweed butterfly} and {monarch}. Its larvae feed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Monarch — Mon arch, n. [F. monarque, L. monarcha, fr. Gr. ?, ?; mo nos alone + ? to be first, rule, govern. See {Archi }.] 1. A sole or supreme ruler; a sovereign; the highest ruler; an emperor, king, queen, prince, or chief. [1913 Webster] He who reigns… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monarch butterfly — mon arch but ter*fly, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A very large red and black butterfly ({Danais Plexippus}) having striking orange brown wings with black veins in a reticulated pattern; called also {milkweed butterfly} and {monarch}. Its larvae feed on the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monarch butterfly — Monarch Mon arch, n. [F. monarque, L. monarcha, fr. Gr. ?, ?; mo nos alone + ? to be first, rule, govern. See {Archi }.] 1. A sole or supreme ruler; a sovereign; the highest ruler; an emperor, king, queen, prince, or chief. [1913 Webster] He who… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • данаида монарх — Danais plexippus [http://www.dunwoodypress.com/148/PDF/Biotech Eng Rus.pdf] Тематики биотехнологии EN monarch butterfly …   Справочник технического переводчика

  • Danaus (genus) — Danaus Male Danaus chrysippus Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

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