Corybant definition

  • noun:
    • Greek Mythology A priest regarding the Phrygian goddess Cybele whose rites had been celebrated with songs and ecstatic dances.
    • One of the priests of Cybele in Phrygia. The rites of Corybants had been followed by crazy music, dancing, etc.
    • one of many mystical spirits or secondary Asian divinities, akin to the Dactyli and Telchines; or, without clear difference from the previous, a priest of this goddess Cybele, just who conducted her secrets with crazy music and dancing; ergo, a frantic devotee; a wild, reckless reveler. See Cybele. Occasionally written korybant.
  • proper-noun:
    • alternate spelling of Korybant.

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