Definition of Satyress

1. a female satyr [n SATYRESSES or SATYRA] - See also: satyr



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Satyress

saturnine tremor
saturninely
saturnineness
saturninity
saturnism
saturnisms
satyagraha
satyagrahas
satyr
satyr orchid
satyr play
satyra
satyral
satyrals
satyras
satyress (current term)
satyriases
satyric
satyrical
satyrid
satyrids
satyrion
satyrions
satyrisk
satyrisks
satyrism
satyrlike
satyrs
sau

Literary usage of Satyress

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1. A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish, and by John Smith (1837)
"... a female centaur and an ass, ridden by a faun ; near this, but more towards the side, is a gamesome satyress supported on a riotous goat by a faun. ..."

2. The Art of the National Gallery by Julia de Wolf Gibbs Addison (1905)
"The gleeful young satyress in No. 42, trying to maintain her seat upon the kicking goat, is a touch of sylvan wit worthy of a Greek; while the ugly satyr, ..."

3. An Inquiry Into the Origin and Early History of Engraving, Upon Copper and by William Young Ottley (1816)
"Between the two figures of the satyr and the satyress, in the lower part of the print, are the letters NO ; and at bottom is the mark of the copyist, ..."

4. An Essay on the Utility of Collecting the Best Works of the Ancient by George Cumberland (1827)
"A Sacrifice to Priapus-Terminus: eleven figures and a goat; a satyress and a bacchante are dressing the terminus with garlands; on the left of the priest a ..."

5. On the Nature of Things by Titus Lucretius Carus, Robert Andrew Allison (1919)
"Fat and with swelling form, she's Ceres' self, With Bacchus at her breast; pug-nosed, why then She is a satyress or she-Silenus, While with thick lips she ..."

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