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1. A sole or supreme ruler; a sovereign; the highest ruler; an emperor, king, queen, prince, or chief. He who reigns Monarch in heaven, . Upheld by old repute. (milton)

2. One superior to all others of the same kind; as, an oak is called the monarch of the forest.

3. A patron deity or presiding genius. Come, thou, monarch of the vine, Plumpy bacchus. (Shak)

4. (Science: zoology) A very large red and black butterfly (Danais Plexippus).

Synonym: milkweed butterfly.

Origin: F. Monarque, L. Monarcha, fr. Gr,; alone _ to be first, rule, govern. See Archi-.

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Bible vs Darwin

... to preserve a considerable degree of independence from secular governments. The English church, however, was founded entirely to give the English monarch sole control over the spiritual lives of the English nation. Since the head of the church was also the head of state, the English church was ...

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by alextemplet
Tue May 06, 2008 4:17 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Bible vs Darwin
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Reconciling Faith with Evolution

... which they were trying to do away with. As soon as the revolution is over and done with, then the church usually comes back again, but the monarch doesn't. What I am saying in other words is that it is to do with the church being involved in Power/politics and nothing to do with a belief ...

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by genovese
Wed Sep 26, 2007 8:50 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Reconciling Faith with Evolution
Replies: 114
Views: 83698


... the end of a pencil. I think that there are many sub-types of this based on the type of insect or whatever put in the mixture. I think they used a Monarch butterfly for mine as the colours in the scabs look like a Monarch butterfly. Do any others have lesions that look as big as Randy or maf? I ...

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by mfromcanada
Tue Sep 19, 2006 2:44 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Wonders in a Small World

... Lady bug larvae are ugly and scary and MAN do they hurt when they bite. They were all over my milkweeds last summer. I wonder if thats why my monarch eggs disappeared or if wasps got them? I had wanted the grandkids to see monarch caterpillars hatch and grow. well I would like to see a thread ...

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by Linn
Sun Feb 19, 2006 2:08 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: The Wonders in a Small World
Replies: 11
Views: 5504

Please Help--Classifying Organism

Hey, insects are not that complicated! :? Here`s one common american butterfly: Monarch butterfly - common name Danaus plexippus - scientific (latin) name (genus and species) (always italic or underlined) Danaidae - familia Macrolepidoptera - subordo Lepidoptera ...

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by Beetle
Fri Jan 20, 2006 11:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Please Help--Classifying Organism
Replies: 18
Views: 7556

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