Camberwell beauty

noun a migratory butterfly with deep purple yellow-bordered wings. [Nymphalis antiopa.]
Origin
C19: named after Camberwell in London.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • Camberwell beauty — n. a deep purple butterfly, Nymphalis antiopa, with yellow bordered wings. Etymology: Camberwell in London …   Useful english dictionary

  • Camberwell beauty. — See mourning cloak. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • Camberwell beauty — noun A large butterfly, Nymphalis antiopa, native to Eurasia and North America. Syn: mourning cloak …   Wiktionary

  • Camberwell beauty — /ˌkæmbəwɛl ˈbjuti/ (say .kambuhwel byoohtee) noun → mourning cloak …   Australian English dictionary

  • Camberwell beauty. — See mourning cloak. [1840 50] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Camberwell — infobox UK place official name= Camberwell country = England region= London population= constituency westminster= Camberwell and Peckham constituency westminster1= Dulwich and West Norwood post town= LONDON postcode area= SE postcode district=… …   Wikipedia

  • Metropolitan Borough of Camberwell — Camberwell Motto: All s well Camberwell within the County of London Geography Status …   Wikipedia

  • Cam|ber|well beauty — «KAM buhr wehl», a kind of butterfly; mourning cloak. ╂[< Camberwell, a suburb of London, where it was often seen] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nymphalis antiopa — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • Coldharbour Lane — seen from Acre Lane. Coldharbour Lane is a road in South London that leads south westwards from Camberwell to Brixton. In total the road is over 1 mile long with a mixture of residential, business and retail buildings the stretch of Coldharbour… …   Wikipedia

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