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Noun: mourning cloak  mor-ning klowk
  1. Of temperate regions; having dark purple wings with yellow borders
    - mourning cloak butterfly, Camberwell beauty, Nymphalis antiopa

Derived forms: mourning cloaks

Type of: brush-footed butterfly, four-footed butterfly, nymphalid, nymphalid butterfly

Part of: genus Nymphalis, Nymphalis

Encyclopedia: Mourning cloak