Meaning of MORPHO in English


Pronunciation: ' mo ̇ r-( ˌ )f ō

Function: noun

Inflected Form: plural morphos

Etymology: New Latin, from Greek Morph ō , epithet of Aphrodite

Date: 1853

: any of a genus ( Morpho of the family Morphoidae) of large showy tropical American butterflies that typically have a brilliant blue metallic luster on the upper surface of the wings

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