satyrid(redirected from satyrids)
sa·tyr·id(sā′tər-ĭd, săt′ər-, sə-tī′rĭd)
Any of numerous nymphalid butterflies of the subfamily Satyrinae, formerly the family Satyridae, which includes the satyrs and wood nymphs.
[From New Latin Satyridae, former family name, from Satyrus, type genus, from Latin satyrus, satyr; see satyr.]
(Animals) any butterfly of the family Satyridae, having typically brown or dark wings with paler markings: includes the graylings, satyrs, browns, ringlets, and gatekeepers