Cabiri

plural noun Ca·bi·ri \kəˈbīrē, -bīˌrī\
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Cabeiri

\kəˈbīrē, -bīˌrī\

Definition of Cabiri

  1. :  a group of ancient Greek deities of Phrygian probably chthonic origin whose mysteries of Samothrace were second in repute only to the Eleusinian mysteries

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Origin and Etymology of cabiri

Latin Cabiri, Cabeiri, from Greek Kabiroi, Kabeiroi


First Known Use: 1703


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