Definition of satyrid in English:

satyrid

noun

Biology
  • A butterfly of a group that 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.

    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//ˈsā-/