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druid

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noun, often capitalized dru·id \ˈdrü-id\

Simple Definition of druid

  • : a member of a group of priests in an ancient British religion

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of druid

  1. :  one of an ancient Celtic priesthood appearing in Irish and Welsh sagas and Christian legends as magicians and wizards

druidic play \drü-ˈi-dik\ or druidical play \-di-kəl\ adjective often capitalized

Origin of druid

Latin druides, druidae, plural, from Gaulish druides; akin to Old Irish druí druid, and perhaps to Old English trēow tree


First Known Use: 1563


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