Definition of meadow brown in English:

meadow brown


  • A common Eurasian butterfly that has brown and orange wings with small eyespots.

    Maniola jurtina, subfamily Satyrinae, family Nymphalidae

    • ‘A number of butterflies are also present, including marbled white, meadow brown, small heath and small skipper.’
    • ‘The wildflower meadows provide shelter for a variety of butterflies, such as common blue, holly blue, orange tip, ringlet and meadow brown.’