noun, often capitalized \ˈdrü-id\

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

Full Definition of DRUID

:  one of an ancient Celtic priesthood appearing in Irish and Welsh sagas and Christian legends as magicians and wizards
dru·id·ic \drü-ˈi-dik\ or dru·id·i·cal \-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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