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Faun vs. Satyr

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Faunnoun

(Roman mythology) A woodland creature with pointed ears, legs, and short horns of a goat and a fondness for unrestrained revelry.

Satyrnoun

(Greek mythology) A male companion of Pan or Dionysus with the tail of a goat and a perpetual erection.

Faunnoun

A god of fields and shipherds, diddering little from the satyr. The fauns are usually represented as half goat and half man.

‘Satyr or Faun, or Sylvan.’;

Satyrnoun

(Roman mythology) A faun.

Faunnoun

ancient Italian deity in human shape, with horns, pointed ears and a goat's tail; equivalent to Greek satyr

Satyrnoun

A lecherous man.

Faun

The faun (Latin: faunus, Ancient Greek: φαῦνος, phaunos, pronounced [pʰaunos]) is a mythological half human–half goat creature appearing in Roman mythology. The goat men, more commonly affiliated with the Satyrs of Greek mythology than the fauns of Roman, are bipedal creatures with the legs and tail of a goat and the head, torso, and arms of a man, and are often depicted with goat's horns and pointed ears.

Satyrnoun

Any of various butterflies of the nymphalid subfamily Satyrinae, having brown wings marked with eyelike spots; a meadow brown.

Satyrnoun

(obsolete) The orangutan.

Satyrnoun

A sylvan deity or demigod, represented as part man and part goat, and characterized by riotous merriment and lasciviousness.

‘Rough Satyrs danced; and Fauns, with cloven heel,From the glad sound would not be absent long.’;

Satyrnoun

Any one of many species of butterflies belonging to the family Nymphalidæ. Their colors are commonly brown and gray, often with ocelli on the wings. Called also meadow browns.

Satyrnoun

The orang-outang.

Satyrnoun

man with strong sexual desires

Satyrnoun

one of a class of woodland deities; attendant on Bacchus; identified with Roman fauns

Satyr

In Greek mythology, a satyr (Greek: σάτυρος, translit. sátyros, pronounced [sátyros]), also known as a silenus or silenos (Greek: σειληνός seilēnós [seːlɛːnós]), is a male nature spirit with ears and a tail resembling those of a horse, as well as a permanent, exaggerated erection.

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