- monarch butterfly,
Origin of monarch
Examples from the Web for monarch
Recently the French treated her virtually as their own monarch while simultaneously jeering their own president.Imagining Prince Charles as King Makes All of Britain Wish They Could Leave Like Scotland|Clive Irving|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The monarch, the consummate PR, the head of the nation, had been supremely outplayed on her home territory.
Monarch didn't get distracted but carried right on with her speech.
Pro that she is the monarch didn't get distracted but carried right on with her speech.
Juan Carlos is the second European monarch to abdicate in just over a year.
The monarch was admonished to ask no more, but he disregarded the warning.The Mysteries of All Nations|James Grant
Strange times, when such things were deemed wonderful—so much so as to merit exhibition before the monarch.The Queer, the Quaint and the Quizzical|Frank H. Stauffer
Then spake the monarch Gunther: / "How might such thing e'er be?"The Nibelungenlied|Unknown
His followers begged the monarch to partake of the good things in the garden.Chatterbox, 1906|Various
“You deserve them all,” exclaimed the Monarch, in the warmth of his emotion.The Seven Champions of Christendom|W. H. G. Kingston
Word Origin for monarch
mid-15c., from Middle French monarque (14c.) or directly from Late Latin monarcha, from Greek monarkhes "one who rules alone" (see monarchy). As a type of large butterfly, from 1890.