peacock butterfly

noun

a European nymphalid butterfly, Inachis io, having reddish-brown wings each marked with a purple eyespot

Nearby words

  1. peachy,
  2. peachy-keen,
  3. peacoat,
  4. peacock,
  5. peacock blue,
  6. peacock chair,
  7. peacock ore,
  8. peacock plant,
  9. peacock worm,
  10. peacock's tail

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