Definition of satyrid in US English:

satyrid

noun

Entomology
  • A butterfly of a group which includes the browns, heaths, ringlets, and related species. They typically have brown wings with small eyespots and many live in woodland and breed on grasses.

    Subfamily Satyrinae, family Nymphalidae (formerly the family Satyridae)

    Also called brown

Origin

Early 20th century: from modern Latin Satyridae (plural), from Latin Satyrus (see satyr), used as a genus name.

Pronunciation

satyrid

/ˈsatərid/