(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,Milton.
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.
(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.]
(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.