From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Mythology
satyrsat‧yr /ˈsætə $ -ər/ noun [countable] literary RMa god in ancient Greek stories, represented as half human and half goat
Examples from the Corpus
satyrThe silly girl had managed to get the baggy satyr on her track.I knew that she hadn't intended to kill the baggy satyr.In the midst of their circle squatted a bronze satyr, whose round belly contained lamp-oil.Nymphs, when pursued by satyrs, have saved themselves by turning into trees.The satyrs are goat-men and the centaurs are half man, half horse.It involved two satyrs and a woman and was very obscene indeed.His writings teem with satyr and a neatness of style.
Origin satyr (1300-1400) Latin satyrus, from Greek satyros