Bacchae meaning

băkē
The priestesses and women followers of Bacchus.
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(gr. myth.) Women companions of Bacchus.
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Priestesses of Bacchus.
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The women who took part in the Bacchanalia.
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Origin of bacchae

  • Latin from Greek Bakkhai pl. of Bakkhē female worshiper of Bacchus from Bakkhos Bacchus

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition