Red-admiral



noun
1.
See under admiral (def 6).
noun
1.
the commander in chief of a fleet.
2.
a naval officer of the highest rank.
3.
a naval officer of a high rank: the grades in the U.S. Navy are fleet admiral, admiral, vice-admiral, and rear admiral.
4.
Obsolete. the flagship of an admiral.
5.
British. a master who directs a fishing fleet.
6.
any of several often brightly colored butterflies of the family Nymphalidae, as Vanessa atalanta (red admiral)
noun
1.
the supreme commander of a fleet or navy
2.
Also called admiral of the fleet, fleet admiral. a naval officer of the highest rank, equivalent to general of the army or field marshal
3.
a senior naval officer entitled to fly his own flag See also rear admiral, vice admiral
4.
(mainly Brit) the master of a fishing fleet
5.
any of various nymphalid butterflies, esp the red admiral or white admiral
noun
1.
a nymphalid butterfly, Vanessa atalanta, of temperate Europe and Asia, having black wings with red and white markings See also white admiral

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