Turnus

• (n.) A common, large, handsome, American swallowtail butterfly, now regarded as one of the forms of Papilio, / Jasoniades, glaucus. The wings are yellow, margined and barred with black, and with an orange-red spot near the posterior angle of the hind wings. Called also tiger swallowtail. See Illust. under Swallowtail.Turnus: words in the def...
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turnus

<zoology> A common, large, handsome, American swallowtail butterfly, now regarded as one of the forms of Papilio, or Jasoniades, glaucus. The wings are yellow, margined and barred with black, and with an orange-red spot near the posterior angle of the hind wings. Called also tiger swallowtail. ... Origin: NL, fr. L. Turnus, the king of the Ru...
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Turnus

In Roman mythology, Turnus was the son of King Daunus and the nymph Venilia. He was a favourite of Juno, who granted him invulnerability in battle so long as he was pure, honourable and steadfast. In the war between
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Turnus

In Virgil's Aeneid, king of the Rutuli on the coast of Latium, and the most vigorous opponent of the Trojans. He waged war on the Trojan hero Aeneas because he had married Lavinia, formerly his...
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Turnus

King of Rutuli in Italy; betrothed to Lavinia; slain by Aeneas.
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Turnus

legendary warrior and leader of the Rutuli people, best known from his appearance in the second half of Virgil`s Aeneid (19 ). Virgil identifies him ... [1 related articles]
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Turnus

Turnus (tûr'nus) , in Roman legend, king of the Rutulians. In the Aeneid he is a spirited warrior. When his betrothed, Lavinia, daughter of King Latinus, was given to the Trojan Aeneas by her father, Turnus led a combined force of Latins and Rutulians against the Trojans. After several bloo...
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