Corybant

noun
Cor·y·bant | \ ˈkȯr-ə-ˌbant , ˈkär- \
plural Corybants\ˈkȯr-ə-ˌban(t)s, ˈkär- \ or Corybantes\ˌkȯr-ə-ˈban-tēz, ˌkär- \

Definition of Corybant 

: one of the attendants or priests of Cybele noted for wildly emotional processions and rites

First Known Use of Corybant

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Corybant

Middle French Corybante, from Latin Corybas, from Greek Korybas

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