plural noun Classical Mythology.
Origin of Bacchae
Examples from the Web for bacchae
He had lost the sense of what the Chorus was in the hands of the great masters, say in the Bacchae or the Eumenides.The Poetics|Aristotle
The beautiful side of this feeling is vividly conspicuous in The Bacchae.The Bacchae of Euripides|Euripedes
We have in the Bacchae—it seems to me impossible to deny it—a heartfelt glorification of "Dionysus."
In the Bacchae almost every reader feels that there is something more than a story.
The story ends with the representation of the “Bacchae,” in Parthia.Adventures among Books|Andrew Lang
Word Origin for Bacchae
"female attendants of Bacchus," from Greek Bakkhai, plural of Bakkhe, from Bakkhos (see Bacchus).