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any of the minor woodland deities who were companions of Dionysus (similar to the satyrs)

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In Thomas More, Utopia, with Erasmus's The Sileni of Alcibiades, ed.
CLASS ACTS Sileni Unoaked Chardonnay 2004 Hawke's Bay New Zealand.
Among the individual producers, Sileni Estates in the Hawkes Bay region will have its Cellar Selection Unoaked Chardonnay on the stand of distributor Raisin Social (M40).
Bacchus was wandering with the rout of satyrs and Nysa-born Sileni, seeking thee, Ariadne, and fired with they love; .
It was here I met Nigel Davies, a winemaker from Sileni Estates based in Hawkes Bay.
Ancona E, Ruol A, Santi S, Merigliano S, Sileni VC, Koussis H, Zaninotto G, Bonavina L, Peracchia A.
In Sileni Alcibiadis, from the 1515 edition of his Adages, Erasmus had proposed that history has been radically altered for the better by those whom he called Sileni.
Hairy satyrs, human at the top except for their goat's ears and legs, danced with snow-white nymphs and the corpulent and sunburnt Sileni.