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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 of corybant

Middle French Corybante, from Latin Corybas, from Greek Korybas


First Known Use: 14th century


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