Sinonimi: lecher | forest god
ETYM Latin satyrus, Greek satyros: cf. French satyre.
1. Man with strong sexual desires; SYN. lecher.
2. One of a class of woodland deities; attendant on Bacchus; identified with Roman fauns; SYN. forest god.
Half-animal follower of Bacchus, in ancient mythology; obscene or bestial man.
In Greek mythology, a lustful, drunken woodland creature characterized by pointed ears, two horns on the forehead, and a tail. Satyrs attended the god of wine, Dionysus.
Roman writers confused satyrs with goat-footed fauns.