noun, plural bac·chants, bac·chan·tes [buh-kan-teez, -kahn-] /bəˈkæn tiz, -ˈkɑn-/.
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Origin of bacchant
OTHER WORDS FROM bacchantbac·chan·tic, adjective
Words nearby bacchant
Example sentences from the Web for bacchant
Scenes of bacchant excitement and of wildest abandonment may be witnessed here.The History of Prostitution|William W. Sanger
He was in this, just as he was in everything else, a remnant of a past age; he had merely been transformed into a Bacchant!The Title Market|Emily Post
But shall I be more like a Bacchant holding the thyrsus in my right hand, or in this?The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I.|Euripides