- an ancient Greek and Roman god of drinking and revelry.
Origin of Comus
< Latin < Greek kômos revel; akin to comedy
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Examples from the Web for komos
That moment the great bird Komos Kulit fell down before him.
They were afraid when they saw the great bird, and the boy stretching the wings and handling the wonderful Komos Kulit.
- (in late Roman mythology) a god of revelry
C17: from Latin, from Greek kōmos a revel
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Word Origin and History for komos
Greek god of joy and revelry, from Latin, from Greek komos "revel, merrymaking" (see comedy).
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