satyrid

noun
sa·​ty·​rid | \sə-ˈtī-rəd \

Definition of satyrid 

: any of a family (Satyridae) of usually brown or gray butterflies that feed on grasses as larvae, typically have eyespots on the wings, and have one or more forewing veins swollen basally

Other Words from satyrid

satyrid adjective

First Known Use of satyrid

1901, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for satyrid

New Latin Satyridae, ultimately from Greek satyros

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