Maenad definitions

mē'năd'
A woman member of the orgiastic cult of Dionysus.
noun
0
0
A frenzied woman.
noun
0
0
A female votary of Dionysus, who took part in the wild, orgiastic rites that characterized his worship; bacchante.
noun
0
0
A frenzied or raging woman.
noun
0
0
(Greek mythology) A female follower of Dionysus, associated with intense reveling.
noun
0
0
Advertisement
An excessively wild or emotional woman.
noun
0
0

Origin of maenad

Latin Maenas Maenad- from Greek mainas raving, madwoman, Maenad from mainesthai to be mad men-1 in Indo-European roots