1. [ noun ] (zoology) large moth of temperate forests of Eurasia having heavily scaled transparent wings
Synonyms: Saturnia_pavonia emperor_moth
Related terms: saturniid Saturnia
2. [ noun ] (chemistry,botany,food) red table grape of California
Related terms: vinifera_grape
3. [ noun ] (politics) the male ruler of an empire
Related terms: sovereign Napoleon mikado emperor_of_rome Holy_Roman_Emperor Augustus Genghis_Khan Haile_Selassie Charlemagne Kaiser francis_joseph hirohito justinian kubla_khan meiji_tenno montezuma_ii charles_louis_napoleon_bonaparte shah_jahan empress
4. [ noun ] (zoology) large richly colored butterfly
Synonyms: emperor_butterfly
Related terms: nymphalid purple_emperor Apatura
Similar spelling:   ember