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maenad or menad (ˈmiːnæd)
1.  classical myth a woman participant in the orgiastic rites of Dionysus; bacchante
2.  a frenzied woman
[C16: from Latin Maenas, from Greek mainas madwoman]
menad or menad
[C16: from Latin Maenas, from Greek mainas madwoman]
mae'nadic or menad
mae'nadically or menad
'maenadism or menad

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