Definition of morpho
: any of a genus (Morpho of the family Morphoidae) of large showy tropical American butterflies that typically have a brilliant blue metallic luster on the upper surface of the wings
Origin of morpho
New Latin, from Greek Morphō, epithet of Aphrodite
First Known Use: 1853
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