Bac"chant (?), n.; pl. E. Bacchants, L. Bacchantes. [L. bacchans, -antis, p. pr. of bacchari to celebrate the festival of Bacchus.]

1.

A priest of Bacchus.

2.

A bacchanal; a reveler.

Croly.

 

© Webster 1913.


Bac"chant, a.

Bacchanalian; fond of drunken revelry; wine-loving; reveling; carousing.

Byron.

 

© Webster 1913.

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