Meaning of MORPHO in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈmȯr-(ˌ)fō ]


( plural morphos )

Etymology: New Latin, from Greek Morphō, 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

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.