Satyr

Definition of Satyr

Sa´tyr
n.1.(Class. Myth.) A sylvan deity or demigod, represented as part man and part goat, and characterized by riotous merriment and lasciviousness.
Rough Satyrs danced; and Fauns, with cloven heel,
From the glad sound would not be absent long.
- Milton.
2.(Zool.) Any one of many species of butterflies belonging to the family Nymphalidæ. Their colors are commonly brown and gray, often with ocelli on the wings. Called also meadow browns.
3.(Zool.) The orang-outang.

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Cailleac, Faunus, Pan, Priapus, Vidar, Vitharr, aphrodisiomaniac, bugger, coprophiliac, corn spirit, dirty old man, eroticomaniac, erotomaniac, exhibitionist, faun, fertility god, fetishist, field spirit, forest god, goat, gynecomaniac, lecher, masochist, narcissist, necrophiliac, nymphomaniac, old goat, panisc, panisca, paniscus, paraphiliac, pederast, pedophiliac, rapist, sadist, scotophiliac, silenus, sodomist, sodomite, sylvan deity, the goat god, transvestite, vegetation spirit, voyeur, whoremaster, whoremonger, zoophiliac
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