Definition of satyr
1 Greek Mythology one of a class of lustful, drunken woodland gods. In Greek art they were represented as a man with a horse’s ears and tail, but in Roman representations as a man with a goat’s ears, tail, legs, and horns. a man who has strong sexual desires. 2a satyrid butterfly with chiefly dark brown wings.
- Tribes Satyrini (including the Eurasian genus Satyrus) and Euptychiini (the American wood satyrs), subfamily Satyrinae, family Nymphalidae