- satya yuga,
- satyr play,
Origin of satyr
Examples from the Web for satyr
Upon the Satyr asking him why he did so, he answered that he did it to warm his hands.
So saying, he resumed his natural figure, and became like a satyr of the wood.
He painted the figure of a Satyr, and beside it, as a trifle, he inserted a partridge.The Legacy of Greece|Various
The Satyr on the left turns to the right and extends his right hand towards the second Satyr, as if giving him an order.
But he took it as a compliment, and actually bowed and smirked, twirling his mustache and leering at me like a satyr.The Red Symbol|John Ironside
Word Origin for satyr
woodland deity, companion of Bacchus, late 14c., from Latin satyrus, from Greek satyros, of unknown origin. In pre-Roman Greek art, a man-like being with the tail and ears of a horse; the modern conception of a being part man, part goat is from Roman sculptors, who seem to have assimilated them to the fauns of native mythology. In some English bibles used curiously to translate Hebrew se'irim, a type of hairy monster superstitiously believed to inhabit deserts.