morpho

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See also: morphò and Morpho

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the genus name, from Ancient Greek μορφώ (morphō, the Shapely One) (a name of Aphrodite).

Noun[edit]

morpho (plural morphos)

  1. (zoology) Any of the genus Morpho of large tropical American butterflies.
    • 1992, Robert Michael Pyle, Sarah Anne Hughes, Roger Tory Peterson, Handbook for Butterfly Watchers (page 240)
      Another area visited by butterfly tours for its prolific blue morphos and other brilliant butterflies is Tingo Maria Parque Nacional and vicinity.



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Verb[edit]

morpho

  1. first-person singular present indicative of morphare