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thyrsus

noun thyr·sus \ˈthər-səs\
plural thyr·si \-ˌsī, -ˌsē\

Definition of THYRSUS

:  a staff surmounted by a pinecone or by a bunch of vine or ivy leaves with grapes or berries that is carried by Bacchus and by satyrs and others engaging in bacchic rites
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Origin of THYRSUS

Latin, from Greek thyrsos
First Known Use: 1591

Rhymes with THYRSUS

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