Dionysus definition by Webster's New World
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Gr. Myth. the god of wine and revelry: identified with the Roman Bacchus
Origin: Classical Latin ; from Classical Greek Dionysos
Dionysus definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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noun Greek & Roman Mythology
The god of wine and of an orgiastic religion celebrating the power and fertility of nature. Also called Bacchus.
Origin: Latin Dionȳsus, from Greek Dionūsos.
Dionysus - Cultural Definition
The Greek name for Bacchus, the Greek and Roman god of wine and revelry.