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mourning cloak

mourning cloak

noun

Definition of MOURNING CLOAK

:  a blackish-brown nymphalid butterfly (Nymphalis antiopa) that has a broad yellow border on the wings and is found in temperate parts of Europe, Asia, and North America

First Known Use of MOURNING CLOAK

1898

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