bacchante[bə kant′, -kant′ē]
bacchante definition by Webster's New World
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- a priestess or woman votary of Bacchus
- a woman who carouses
Origin: Fr: see bacchant
bacchante definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun Greek & Roman Mythology
A priestess or female votary of Bacchus.
Origin: French, from Latin bacchāns, bacchant-; see bacchant.