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Comus

or Ko·mos

[ koh-muhs ]
/ ˈkoʊ məs /
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noun
an ancient Greek and Roman god of drinking and revelry.
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Origin of Comus

<Latin <Greek kômos revel; akin to comedy

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British Dictionary definitions for Comus

Comus
/ (ˈkəʊməs) /

noun
(in late Roman mythology) a god of revelry

Word Origin for Comus

C17: from Latin, from Greek kōmos a revel
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