Origin of morpho-morph(eme) + -o-
Any of various large nymphalid butterflies of the genus Morpho of tropical regions of the Americas, noted for the brilliant iridescent blue color of their wings.
Origin of morphoNew Latin Morph&omacron;, genus name, from Greek, epithet of Aphrodite, perhaps from morph&emacron;, shape, form.
- Form; shape; structure: morphogenesis.
- Morpheme: morphophonemics.
Origin of morpho-Greek, from morph&emacron;, shape.