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Corybant

play
noun Cor·y·bant \ˈkȯr-ə-ˌbant, ˈkär-\

Definition of Corybant

plural

Corybants

play \-ˌban(t)s\ or

Corybantes

play \ˌkȯr-ə-ˈban-tēz, ˌkär-\
  1. :  one of the attendants or priests of Cybele noted for wildly emotional processions and rites



Origin and Etymology of corybant

Middle French Corybante, from Latin Corybas, from Greek Korybas


First Known Use: 14th century


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