Dionysiac

Dionysiac

[dahy-uh-nis-ee-ak, -nahy-see-]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the Dionysia or to Dionysus; Bacchic.
2.
Dionysian ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1820–30; < Latin Dionȳsiacus < Greek Dionȳsiakós, equivalent to Diónȳs(os) Dionysus + -i- derivative stem vowel + -akos -ac

Dionysiacally [dahy-uh-ni-sahy-ik-lee] , adverb
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Dionysiac (ˌdaɪəˈnɪzɪˌæk)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to Dionysus or his worship
2.  a less common word for Dionysian

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