bacchic

adjective, often capitalized
bac·​chic | \ ˈba-kik How to pronounce bacchic (audio) , ˈbä- How to pronounce bacchic (audio) \

Definition of bacchic

: of, relating to, or suggestive of Bacchus or the Bacchanalia : bacchanalian

First Known Use of bacchic

1669, in the meaning defined above

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“Bacchic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bacchic. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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