Dionysiac

adjective

Di·​o·​ny·​si·​ac ˌdī-ə-ˈni-zhē-ˌak How to pronounce Dionysiac (audio)
-ˈnē-,
-shē-,
-zē-,
-sē-
Dionysiac noun

Word History

Etymology

Latin dionysiacus, from Greek dionysiakos, from Dionysos

First Known Use

1844, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Dionysiac was in 1844

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Cite this Entry

“Dionysiac.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dionysiac. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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