any of several Old World nymphalid butterflies of the genus Apatura, esp A. iris, having mottled purple-and-brown wings
noun 1. a medicinal plant, Digitalis purpurea, of western Europe, having finger-shaped, spotted, purple flowers and leaves from which digitalis is obtained.
- Purple-fringed orchid
[pur-puh l-frinjd] /ˈpɜr pəlˌfrɪndʒd/ noun 1. either of two orchids, Habenaria fimbriata or H. psycodes, of eastern North America, having a cluster of fragrant purple flowers with a fringed lip. noun 1. either of two North American orchids, Habenaria psychodes or H. fimbriata, having purple fringed flowers
noun 1. a purple, blue, green, and white gallinule, Porphyrula martinica, inhabiting warmer areas of the New World, having a bright red, yellow, and blue bill, and lemon-yellow legs and feet. 2. any of several large, Old World gallinules of the genus Porphyrio. noun 1. a long-toed purple aquatic bird, Porphyrio porphyrio (or Porphyrula martinica), […]
noun 1. See under (def 1). [gran-uh-dil-uh] /ˌgræn əˈdɪl ə/ noun 1. the edible fruit of any of several species of passionflower, especially Passiflora edulis (purple granadilla) or P. quadrangularis (giant granadilla) 2. any of the plants yielding these fruits. /ˌɡrænəˈdɪlə/ noun 1. any of various passionflowers, such as Passiflora quadrangularis (giant granadilla), that have […]