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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 vice·roy /ˈvaɪsˌrɔɪ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vice·roy n.
 1. The governor of a country or province who rules in the name of the sovereign with regal authority, as the king's substitute; as, the viceroy of India.
 2. Zool. A large and handsome American butterfly (Basilarchia archippus syn. Limenitis archippus).  Its wings are orange-red, with black lines along the nervures and a row of white spots along the outer margins.  The larvae feed on willow, poplar, and apple trees.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: governor of a country or province who rules as the
           representative of his or her king or sovereign [syn: vicereine]
      2: showy American butterfly resembling the monarch but smaller
         [syn: Limenitis archippus]