- belonging or pertaining to the Pieridae, a family of butterflies comprising the whites, sulfurs, etc.
- Also called pi·er·i·dine [pahy-er-i-dahyn, -din] /paɪˈɛr ɪˌdaɪn, -dɪn/. any member of the butterfly family Pieridae.
Origin of pierid
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- of, relating to, or belonging to the Pieridae, a family of butterflies including the whites and brimstones