satyr butterflies

satyr butterflies
бархатницы, глазки, сатириды (Satyridae)
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  • Satyr — Sa tyr (?; 277), n. [L. satyrus, Gr. ?: cf. F. satyre.] 1. (Class. Myth.) A sylvan deity or demigod, represented as part man and part goat, and characterized by riotous merriment and lasciviousness. [1913 Webster] Rough Satyrs danced; and Fauns,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • satyr — [sat′ə ridsāt′ər, sat′ər] n. [ME satir < L satyrus < Gr satyros] 1. Gr. Myth. any of a class of minor woodland deities, attendant on Dionysus, orig. represented as having the ears and tail of a horse, later as having pointed ears, short… …   English World dictionary

  • satyr — satyric /seuh tir ik/, satyrical, adj. satyrlike, adj. /say teuhr, sat euhr/, n. 1. Class. Myth. one of a class of woodland deities, attendant on Bacchus, represented as part human, part horse, and sometimes part goat and noted for riotousness… …   Universalium

  • satyr butterfly — ▪ insect also called  Brown,         any of a group of delicate butterflies in the family Nymphalidae (order Lepidoptera) that are abundant during summer months in the woods and grasslands of the United States and Europe. The adults are dull… …   Universalium

  • satyr — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin satyrus, from Greek satyros Date: 14th century 1. often capitalized a sylvan deity in Greek mythology having certain characteristics of a horse or goat and fond of Dionysian revelry 2. a. a lecherous man …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • satyr — sa•tyr [[t]ˈseɪ tər, ˈsæt ər[/t]] n. 1) myt one of a class of ancient Greek woodland deities, represented as part human and part horse or goat, and noted for their riotousness and lasciviousness 2) a lascivious man; lecher 3) a man who has… …   From formal English to slang

  • satyr — /ˈseɪtə / (say saytuh), /ˈsætə / (say satuh) noun 1. Classical Mythology one of a class of woodland deities attendant on the god of wine, Bacchus; represented in Greek art as human with a horse s ears and tail, and in Roman art as part human and… …  

  • List of butterflies of India (Satyrinae) — This is a list of the butterflies of India belonging to the subfamily Satyrinae of the family Nymphalidae and an index to the species articles. This forms part of the full list of butterflies of India (Nymphalidae) which itself forms part of the… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Texas butterflies — This is a list of Texas butterflies, all species of butterfly found in the state of Texas.Family Papilionidae (Swallowtails)ubfamily Papilioninae (Swallowtails)* Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail) * Battus polydamas (Polydamas Swallowtail) *… …   Wikipedia

  • List of butterflies of Oklahoma — This is a list of all butterflies and skippers found in the state of Oklahoma. Butterflies and skippers are a monophyletic group found in the Lepidoptera order of Insecta . (See the difference between a butterfly and a moth.) ButterfliesOrder:… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Butterflies of North America (Nymphalidae) — Back to the main page.ubfamily Heliconiinae: Longwings and Fritillaries* Zebra Heliconian, Heliconius charithonia * Mexican Silverspot, Dione moneta * Erato Heliconian, Heliconius erato * Banded Orange Heliconian, Dryadula phaetusa * Isabella s… …   Wikipedia

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