HyperDic: monarch

English > 2 senses of the word monarch:
NOUNperson monarch, sovereign, crowned heada nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
animalmonarch, monarch butterfly, milkweed butterfly, Danaus plexippuslarge migratory American butterfly having deep orange wings with black and white markings
monarch > pronunciation
Soundsmaa'naa.rk
Rhymesaardvark ... watermark: 41 rhymes with aark...
English > monarch: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right.
Synonymssovereign, crowned head
NarrowerCapetianA member of the Capetian dynasty
Carolingian, CarlovingianA member of the Carolingian dynasty
MerovingianA member of the Merovingian dynasty
Shah, Shah of Irantitle / title for the former hereditary monarch of Iran
czar, tsar, tzarA male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917)
emperorThe male ruler of an empire
king, male monarch, RexA male sovereign
Broaderhead of state, chief of stateThe chief public representative of a country who may also be the head of government
ruler, swayerA person who rules or commands
Spanishmonarca, soberana, soberano
Catalanmonarca, sobirà
Adjectivesmonarchal, monarchicalhaving the characteristics / characteristics of or befitting or worthy of a monarch
monarchal, monarchical, monarchicruled by or having the supreme power resting with a monarch
royalof or relating to or indicative of or issued or performed by a king or queen / queen or other monarch
English > monarch: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaninglarge migratory American butterfly having deep orange wings with black and white markings; the larvae feed on milkweed.
Synonymsmonarch butterfly, milkweed butterfly, Danaus plexippus
Member ofDanaus, genus Danaustype genus of the Danaidae
Broaderdanaid, danaid butterflylarge tropical butterfly with degenerate forelegs and an unpleasant taste
Spanishmonarca
Catalanmonarca

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