satyr: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sā'tur, sat'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. 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 calledany of several butterflies of the family Satyridae, having gray or brown wings marked with eyespots.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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