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Meaning of SILENUS

Pronunciation:  sI'leenus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the chief satyr in the service of Bacchus; father of Dionysus; usually depicted as drunk and jolly and riding a donkey
  2. [n]  any of the minor woodland deities who were companions of Dionysus (similar to the satyrs)
 

SILENUS is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: forest god, Greek deity, satyr

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Si*le"nus\, n. [L. Silenus the tutor and attendant of
Bacchus.] (Zo["o]l.)
See {Wanderoo}.

 

 

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