- Gr. Myth. women companions of Bacchus
- priestesses of Bacchus
- the women who took part in the Bacchanalia
Origin of BacchaeClassical Latin from Classical Greek Bakchai from Bakchos, Bacchus
plural nounGreek & Roman Mythology
The priestesses and women followers of Bacchus.
Origin of BacchaeLatin from Greek Bakkhai pl. of Bakkhē female worshiper of Bacchus from Bakkhos Bacchus