Ca*bi"ri (?), n. pl. [ NL., fr. Gr. Ka`beiroi.] Myth.
Certain deities originally worshiped with mystical rites by the Pelasgians in Lemnos and Samothrace and afterwards throughout Greece; -- also called sons of Hephaestus (or Vulcan), as being masters of the art of working metals.
[Written also Cabeiri.]
Liddell & Scott.
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