Bacchant meaning

bə-kănt, -känt, băkənt
A priest or votary of Bacchus.
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A boisterous reveler.
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A priest or worshiper of Bacchus.
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A drunken carouser.
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Worshiping Bacchus.
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Given to carousing.
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A priest of Bacchus.
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Origin of bacchant

  • Latin bacchāns bacchant- present participle of bacchārī to celebrate the festival of Bacchus from Bacchus Bacchus Bacchus

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

  • From Latin bacchāntem, accusative singular of bacchāns (“reveling”), present active participle of bacchor (“celebrate rites of Bacchus; revel”), from Bacchus (“the god of wine”), from Ancient Greek Βάκχος (Bakkhos).

    From Wiktionary