Satyric



noun
1.
Classical Mythology. one of a class of woodland deities, attendant on Bacchus, represented as part human, part horse, and sometimes part goat and noted for riotousness and lasciviousness.
2.
a lascivious man; lecher.
3.
a man who has satyriasis.
4.
Also, satyrid
[sey-ter-id, sat-er-, suh-tahy-rid] /ˈseɪ tər ɪd, ˈsæt ər-, səˈtaɪ rɪd/ (Show IPA). Also called satyr butterfly. any of several butterflies of the family Satyridae, having gray or brown wings marked with eyespots.
noun
1.
(Greek myth) one of a class of sylvan deities, represented as goatlike men who drank and danced in the train of Dionysus and chased the nymphs
2.
a man who has strong sexual desires
3.
a man who has satyriasis
4.
any of various butterflies of the genus Satyrus and related genera, having dark wings often marked with eyespots: family Satyridae
satyr [(say-tuhr)]

[Roman name faun]

A creature in classical mythology who was part man and part goat. Satyrs were famous for being constantly drunk and for chasing nymphs. They were companions of Dionysus.

Note: By extension, a “satyr” is a lecherous male.

hairy one. Mentioned in Greek mythology as a creature composed of a man and a goat, supposed to inhabit wild and desolate regions. The Hebrew word is rendered also “goat” (Lev. 4:24) and “devil”, i.e., an idol in the form of a goat (17:7; 2 Chr. 11:15). When it is said (Isa. 13:21; comp. 34:14) “the satyrs shall dance there,” the meaning is that the place referred to shall become a desolate waste. Some render the Hebrew word “baboon,” a species of which is found in Babylonia.

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