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menad

[mee-nad] /ˈmi næd/
noun
1.
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British Dictionary definitions for menad

maenad

/ˈmiːnæd/
noun
1.
(classical myth) a woman participant in the orgiastic rites of Dionysus; bacchante
2.
a frenzied woman
Derived Forms
maenadic, adjective
maenadically, adverb
maenadism, noun
Word Origin
C16: from Latin Maenas, from Greek mainas madwoman

menad

/ˈmiːnæd/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of maenad
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