Definition of satyr noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsætə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsætər//
, also NAmE//ˈseɪtər//
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(in ancient Greek stories) a god of the woods, with a man’s face and body and a goat’s legs and horns Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French satyre, or via Latin from Greek saturos.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: satyr