Apatura iris
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.

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