Thyiad

noun
Thy·iad | \ˈthīˌ(y)ad, -(y)əd\
plural Thyiads\-dz \ or Thyiades\ˈthī(y)əˌdēz, thīˈīəˌd- \

Definition of Thyiad 

: a member of a group of ancient Greek women devoted to the orgiastic worship of Dionysus especially as practiced on Mount Parnassus

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History and Etymology for Thyiad

Latin Thyiad-, Thyias, from Greek, from thyein to rage, seethe; akin to Greek thymos spirit, mind, courage

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