Similar term(s): monarch, milkweed butterfly, Danaus plexippus.
Large migratory American butterfly having deep orange wings with black and
white markings; the larvae feed on milkweed.
Source: WordNet Princeton Glossary
Source: Minnesota Secretary of State Monarch
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Español: Mariposa monarca
Français: Papillon monarque