Satyr vs Satyrlike - What's the difference?

satyr | satyrlike |


As a noun satyr

is a being who is half-man and half-goat, often symbolised with pan, the greek god of nature christianity however, tends to symbolise them with satan.

As an adjective satyrlike is

resembling a satyr or some aspect of one.

satyr

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Alternative forms

* satyre (rare or archaic) * satyrus (rare)

Noun

(wikipedia satyr) (en noun)
  • (Greek mythology) A male companion of Pan or Dionysus with the tail of a horse and a perpetual erection.
  • * Milton
  • Rough Satyrs danced; and Fauns, with cloven heel, / From the glad sound would not be absent long.
  • (Roman mythology) A faun.
  • A lecherous man.
  • Any of various butterflies of the family Satyridae , having brown wings marked with eyelike spots; a meadow brown.
  • (obsolete) The orangutan.
  • (Webster 1913)

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    satyrlike

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    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling a satyr or some aspect of one.
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