satyrisk

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Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek σατυρίσκος (saturískos), the diminutive form of σάτῠρος (sáturos, satyr).

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satyrisk (plural satyrisks)

  1. (Greek Antiquities, rare) A little satyr.
    • 1850, John Leitch (translator), Karl Otfried Müller (author), Friedrich Gottlieb Welcker (editor of the German second edition), Ancient Art and Its Remains; or, A Manual of the Archæology of Art, § 386, page 500:
      Heron also…mentions Satyrisks with wine-skins.

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References[edit]

  • NED VIII (Q–Sh; 1st ed., 1914), part ii (S–Sh), page 128/1, “Satyrisk”
  • OED (2nd ed., 1989), “satyrisk