Bacchus

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Latin Bacchus, from the Ancient Greek Βάκχος (Bakkhos).

Proper noun[edit]

Bacchus

  1. (Roman mythology) The Roman name for Dionysus, the Greek god of wine and vivid social gatherings.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Βάκχος (bakkhos)

Proper noun[edit]

Bacchus m (genitive Bacchī); second declension

  1. Bacchus
  2. wine
  3. the vine

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative Bacchus Bacchī
genitive Bacchī Bacchōrum
dative Bacchō Bacchīs
accusative Bacchum Bacchōs
ablative Bacchō Bacchīs
vocative Bacche Bacchī

References[edit]

Bacchus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879