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
Origin and Etymology of satyrid
New Latin Satyridae, ultimately from Greek satyros
First Known Use: 1901See Words from the same year
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