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Origin of satyr
OTHER WORDS FROM satyrsa·tyr·ic [suh-tir-ik], /səˈtɪr ɪk/, sa·tyr·i·cal, adjectivesa·tyr·like, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH satyrsatire, satyr
Example sentences from the Web for satyr
He was still grinning, but now the grin had become set, satyric, hideous.The Trail Horde|Charles Alden Seltzer
They are either mythological travesties (resembling the satyric drama of Athens) or character comedies.
The Cyclops of Euripides is the only extant specimen of a satyric drama.
All the rest is obscure, except that we have reason to believe that Chœrilus excelled in the satyric drama.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol II of 2)|John Addington Symonds
But the plot of this Satyric or Silenic drama has been detected, and you must not allow him, Agathon, to set us at variance.Symposium|Plato