noun mor·pho \ˈmr-(ˌ)fō\
plural morphos

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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