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Noun1.Apatura - large Old World butterfliesApatura - large Old World butterflies    
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Nymphalidae, Nymphalidae - large beautifully colored butterflies
emperor butterfly, emperor - large richly colored butterfly
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SAILINGS Today: SKS Mersey, Tranmere; Apatura, Thames; Alcedo, Antwerp.
Apatura Dik, for example, could blow the field apart from the front, but he was pulling for his head in the early stages last time and I'm not sure he'll get home over this marathon trip.
Richard Mitchell may have been overshadowed by his son Nick starting his career with The Listener, but he showed he is still a master of his trade as he brought Apatura Dik back from a year off to land a gamble in the maiden chase.
However, it was at Folkestone that he first gave notice of his talent back in his bumper days, and the form of his third behind Big Fella Thanks was at least given a boost when the runner-up, Buck The Legend, and the fourth, Apatura Dik, both ran well in defeat recently.
THE creme de la creme of the butterfly world, Apatura iris, as Julius Caesar no doubt called it, is the secondlargest species of butterfly visible in Britain and the most widely admired and sought after.