HyperDic: emperor

English > 4 senses of the word emperor:
NOUNperson emperorthe male ruler of an empire
foodemperorred table grape of California
animalemperor, emperor moth, Saturnia pavonialarge moth of temperate forests / forests of Eurasia having heavily scaled transparent wings
animalemperor, emperor butterflylarge richly colored butterfly
emperor > pronunciation
Soundseh'mperer
Rhymesacquirer ... waterer: 26 rhymes with erer...
English > emperor: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningThe male ruler of an empire.
InstancesFrancis Joseph, Franz Joseph, Francis Joseph I, Franz Josef Iemperor of Austria and king of Hungary
Genghis Khan, Jinghis Khan, Jenghiz Khan, TemujinMongolian emperor whose empire stretched from the Black Sea to the Pacific Ocean (1162-1227)
Haile Selassie, Ras Tafari Makonnen, Ras Tafariemperor of Ethiopia
Hirohito, Michinomiya Hirohitoemperor of Japan who renounced his divinity and became a constitutional monarch after Japan surrendered at the end of World War II (1901-1989)
Justinian, Justinian I, Justinian the GreatByzantine emperor who held the eastern frontier of his empire against the Persians
Kublai Khan, Kubla Khan, Kublai KaanMongolian emperor of China and grandson of Genghis Khan who completed his grandfather's conquest of China
Meiji Tenno, Mutsuhitoemperor of Japan who encouraged the modernization of Japan (1852-1912)
Montezuma IIThe last Aztec emperor in Mexico who was overthrown and killed by Hernando Cortes (1466-1520)
Napoleon, Napoleon I, Napoleon Bonaparte, Bonaparte, Little CorporalFrench general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821)
Napoleon III, Emperor Napoleon III, Charles Louis Napoleon Bonapartenephew of Napoleon I and emperor of the French from 1852 to 1871 (1808-1873)
Qin Shi Huang Ti, Ch'in Shih Huang TiThe first Qin emperor who unified China, built much of the Great Wall, standardized weights and measures, and created a common currency and legal system (died 210 BC)
Shah JahanMogul emperor of India during whose reign the finest monuments of Mogul architecture were built (including the Taj Mahal at Agra) (1592-1666)
NarrowerHoly Roman EmperorSovereign of the Holy Roman Empire
KaiserThe title / title of the Holy Roman Emperors or the emperors of Austria or of Germany until 1918
Roman Emperor, Emperor of RomeSovereign of the Roman Empire
Romanov, RomanoffA member of the imperial family that ruled Russia
empressA woman emperor or the wife of an emperor
mikado, tennoThe emperor of Japan
Broadersovereign, crowned head, monarchA nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
Spanishemperador
Catalanemperador
Adjectivesimperialbefitting or belonging to an emperor or empress
imperialbelonging to or befitting a supreme ruler
English > emperor: 4 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningRed table grape of California.
Broadervinifera grapegrape from a cultivated variety of the common grape vine of Europe
English > emperor: 4 senses > noun 3, animal
Meaninglarge moth of temperate forests / forests of Eurasia having heavily scaled transparent wings.
Synonymsemperor moth, Saturnia pavonia
Member ofSaturnia, genus Saturniatype genus of the Saturniidae
Broadersaturniid, saturniid mothlarge brightly colored and usually tropical moth
SpanishSaturnia pavonia
CatalanSaturnia pavonia
English > emperor: 4 senses > noun 4, animal
Meaninglarge richly colored butterfly.
Synonymemperor butterfly
Member ofApatura, genus Apaturalarge Old World butterflies
Narrowerpurple emperor, Apatura irislarge European butterfly the male of which has wings shaded with purple
Broadernymphalid, nymphalid butterfly, brush-footed butterfly, four-footed butterflyMedium to large butterflies found worldwide / worldwide typically having brightly colored wings and much-reduced nonfunctional forelegs carried folded on the breast

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