Saturnine colic(Med.), lead colic.

(Sat"ur*nism) n. (Med.) Plumbism. Quain.

(Sat"ur*nist) n. A person of a dull, grave, gloomy temperament. W. Browne.

(Sa"tyr) n. [L. satyrus, Gr. : cf. F. satyre.]

1. (Class. Myth.) 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.

2. (Zoöl.) 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.

3. (Zoöl.) The orang- outang.

(||Sat`y*ri"a*sis) n. [L., fr. Gr. . See Satyr.] Immoderate venereal appetite in the male. Quain.

(Sa*tyr"ic Sa*tyr"ic*al) , a. [L. satyricus, Gr. satyriko`s.] Of or pertaining to satyrs; burlesque; as, satyric tragedy. P. Cyc.

(||Sa*tyr"i*on) n. [L., fr. Gr. saty`rion.] (Bot.) Any one of several kinds of orchids. [Obs.]

Sauba ant
(Sau"ba ant`) (Zoöl.) A South American ant (&OEligcodoma cephalotes) remarkable for having two large kinds of workers besides the ordinary ones, and for the immense size of its formicaries. The sauba ant cuts off leaves of plants and carries them into its subterranean nests, and thus often does great damage by defoliating trees and cultivated plants.

(Sauce) n. [F., fr. OF. sausse, LL. salsa, properly, salt pickle, fr. L. salsus salted, salt, p. p. of salire to salt, fr. sal salt. See Salt, and cf. Saucer, Souse pickle, Souse to plunge.]

1. A composition of condiments and appetizing ingredients eaten with food as a relish; especially, a dressing for meat or fish or for puddings; as, mint sauce; sweet sauce, etc. "Poignant sauce." Chaucer.

High sauces and rich spices fetched from the Indies.
Sir S. Baker.

(Sa*tur"ni*an), n. (Zoöl.) Any one of numerous species of large handsome moths belonging to Saturnia and allied genera. The luna moth, polyphemus, and promethea, are examples. They belong to the Silkworn family, and some are raised for their silk. See Polyphemus.

(Sat`urn*i*cen"tric) a. (Astron.) Appearing as if seen from the center of the planet Saturn; relating or referred to Saturn as a center.

(Sat"ur*nine) a. [L. Saturnus the god Saturn, also, the planet Saturn: cf. F. saturnin of or pertaining to lead saturnien saturnine, saturnian. See Saturn.]

1. Born under, or influenced by, the planet Saturn.

2. Heavy; grave; gloomy; dull; — the opposite of mercurial; as, a saturnine person or temper. Addison.

3. (Old Chem.) Of or pertaining to lead; characterized by, or resembling, lead, which was formerly called Saturn. [Archaic]

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