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Definition of Satyrs

Satyr
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. Rough Satyrs danced; and Fauns, with cloven heel, From the glad sound would not be absent long. --Milton. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of many species of butterflies belonging to the family Nymphalid[ae]. Their colors are commonly brown and gray, often with ocelli on the wings. Called also meadow browns. 3. (Zo["o]l.) The orang-outang.

Meaning of Satyrs from wikipedia

- female satyrs, but they seem to have been unsure whether satyrs were mortal or immortal. Rather than appearing en m****e as in satyr-plays, when satyrs appear...
- The mythological origins of the satyrs are closely linked to the advent of Dionysus into ****enic culture. The satyrs and their female counterpart, the...
- eponymous founder of Taras. Satyrions is a former name for orchids from their connection to satyrs. (see Orchis) Satyrion is also a name for ragwort and...
- and Satyr (French: Nymphes et Satyre) is an oil on canvas painting created by the French artist William-Adolphe Bouguereau in 1873. Nymphs and Satyr was...
- mythology, satyrs are male companions to Dionysus, the god of grape harvest, ritual madness, theatre, and fertility. As followers of Dionysus, satyrs are known...
- conflation with Gr**** satyrs, they and Faunus were represented as naked men (e.g. the Barberini Faun). Later fauns became copies of the satyrs of Gr**** mythology...
- there is more nuance in Ogilby's narrative. He places the 'honest' race of satyrs among the infernal species, a point emphasised by the accompanying Wenceslas...
- McCarthyism of the 1950s. In 2010 the Satyrs Motorcycle Club was inducted into the Leather Hall of Fame. The Satyrs Motorcycle Club continues to sponsor...
- The satyr tragopan (Tragopan satyra) also known as the crimson horned pheasant, is a pheasant found in the Himalayan reaches of India, Tibet, Nepal and...
- Split EPs Satan's Satyrs / Ohm War (2013) Windhand / Satan's Satyrs (2018) Richards, Chris (June 30, 2016). "All hail Satan's Satyrs!". The Washington...