Bacchus

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

Bacchus

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

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Βάκχος (Bákkhos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Bacchus m (genitive Bacchī); second declension

  1. Bacchus
  2. wine
  3. the vine

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

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

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References[edit]

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

  • Bacchus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Bacchus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)