bacchante definition

  • noun:
    • Greek & Roman Mythology A priestess or feminine votary of Bacchus.
    • A priestess of Bacchus.
    • A female bacchanal.
    • A priestess of Bacchus.
    • women bacchanal.
    • In antiquity, a priestess of Bacchus, or a woman who joined up with in the special event associated with the celebrations of Bacchus; a female inspired using bacchic madness. See mænad.
    • A woman hooked on intemperance or riotous revelry; a female bacchanal.
    • (classical mythology) a priestess or votary of Bacchus

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