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Emperor

Emperor Meaning & Definition
Emperor Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Emperor?

[n] large richly colored butterfly
[n] large moth of temperate forests of Eurasia having heavily scaled transparent wings
[n] red table grape of California
[n] the male ruler of an empire

Synonyms | Synonyms for Emperor: emperor butterfly | emperor moth | Saturnia pavonia

Related Terms | Find terms related to Emperor: anointed king | chief | chieftain | crowned head | dynast | grand duke | high chief | imperator | king | king-emperor | kinglet | lord paramount | majesty | monarch | overlord | paramount | petty king | potentate | prince | prince consort | royal | royal personage | royalty | ruler | sovereign | suzerain | tetrarch

See Also | Apatura | Apatura iris | Bonaparte | brush-footed butterfly | Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte | crowned head | Emperor of Rome | Empress | four-footed butterfly | Francis Joseph | Francis Joseph I | Franz Josef I | Franz Joseph | Genghis Khan | genus Apatura | genus Saturnia | Haile Selassie | Hirohito | Holy Roman Emperor | Jenghiz Khan | Jinghis Khan | Justinian | Justinian I | Justinian the Great | Kaiser | Kubla Khan | Kublai Kaan | Kublai Khan | Meiji Tenno | Michinomiya Hirohito | mikado | monarch | Montezuma II | Mutsuhito | Napoleon | Napoleon Bonaparte | Napoleon I | Napoleon III | nymphalid | nymphalid butterfly | purple emperor | Ras Tafari | Ras Tafari Makonnen | Roman Emperor | Saturnia | saturniid | saturniid moth | Shah Jahan | sovereign | tenno | the Little Corporal | vinifera grape

Emperor In Webster's Dictionary

\Em"per*or\, n. [OF. empereor, empereour, F. empereur, L. imperator, fr. imperare to command; in in + parare to prepare, order. See {Parade}, and cf. {Imperative}, {Empress}.] The sovereign or supreme monarch of an empire; -- a title of dignity superior to that of king; as, the emperor of Germany or of Austria; the emperor or Czar of Russia. {Emperor goose} (Zo["o]l.), a large and handsome goose ({Philacte canagica}), found in Alaska. {Emperor moth} (Zo["o]l.), one of several large and beautiful bombycid moths, with transparent spots on the wings; as the American Cecropia moth ({Platysamia cecropia}), and the European species ({Saturnia pavonia}). {Emperor paper}. See under {Paper}. {Purple emperor} (Zo["o]l.), a large, strong British butterfly ({Apatura iris}).

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