panisc

noun
pan·​isc
variants: or panisk \ ˈpanisk \
plural -s

Definition of panisc

: a godling of the forest in Greek mythology that is half man and half goat and is commonly attendant on Pan

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History and Etymology for panisc

Latin Paniscus, from Greek Paniskos, diminutive of Pan, Greek god of woods and shepherds

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“Panisc.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/panisc. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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