variants or panisk
plural -s
: a godling of the forest in Greek mythology that is half man and half goat and is commonly attendant on Pan

Word History


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

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“Panisc.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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