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Bacchus

Bac′chus

,
Noun.
[L., fr. Gr.
Βάκχος
.]
(Myth.)
The god of wine, son of
Jupiter
and
Semele
.

Definition 2022


Bacchus

Bacchus

English

Proper noun

Bacchus

  1. (Roman mythology) The Roman name for Dionysus, the Greek god of wine and vivid social gatherings.

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Latin

Etymology

From Ancient Greek Βάκχος (Bákkhos)

Proper noun

Bacchus m (genitive Bacchī); second declension

  1. Bacchus
  2. wine
  3. the vine

Inflection

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative Bacchus Bacchī
genitive Bacchī Bacchōrum
dative Bacchō Bacchīs
accusative Bacchum Bacchōs
ablative Bacchō Bacchīs
vocative Bacche Bacchī

References

Bacchus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press