noun \bə-ˈkant, -ˈkänt; ˈba-kənt, ˈbä-\
plural bac·chants or bac·chantes \bə-ˈkants, -ˈkänts, -ˈkan-tēz, -ˈkän-tēz\

Definition of BACCHANT

:  bacchanal
bacchant adjective

Origin of BACCHANT

Latin bacchant-, bacchans, from present participle of bacchari to take part in the orgies of Bacchus
First Known Use: 1699


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