Bacchus

noun
Bac·​chus | \ ˈba-kəs How to pronounce Bacchus (audio) , ˈbä- How to pronounce Bacchus (audio) \

Definition of Bacchus

: the Greek god of wine

called also Dionysus

First Known Use of Bacchus

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bacchus

Latin, from Greek Bakchos

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“Bacchus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bacchus. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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