Corybant

play
noun Cor·y·bant \ˈkȯr-ə-ˌbant, ˈkär-\

Definition of Corybant

plural

Corybants

play \ˈkȯr-ə-ˌban(t)s, ˈkär-\ or

Corybantes

play \ˌkȯr-ə-ˈban-tēz, ˌkär-\
  1. :  one of the attendants or priests of Cybele noted for wildly emotional processions and rites

Origin and Etymology of corybant

Middle French Corybante, from Latin Corybas, from Greek Korybas


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