peacock butterfly

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peacock butterfly

n
(Animals) a European nymphalid butterfly, Inachis io, having reddish-brown wings each marked with a purple eyespot
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Noun1.peacock butterfly - European butterfly having reddish-brown wings each marked with a purple eyespotpeacock butterfly - European butterfly having reddish-brown wings each marked with a purple eyespot
brush-footed butterfly, four-footed butterfly, nymphalid, nymphalid butterfly - medium to large butterflies found worldwide typically having brightly colored wings and much-reduced nonfunctional forelegs carried folded on the breast
genus Inachis, Inachis - a genus of Nymphalidae
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