Definition of Corybant

1. n. One of the priests of Cybele in Phrygia. The rites of the Corybants were accompanied by wild music, dancing, etc.



Definition of Corybant

1. Proper noun. (alternative spelling of Korybant) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Corybant

1. a reveler [n -BANTS or -BANTES] - See also: reveler

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corybant

corvetted
corvettes
corvetto
corvettos
corvid
corvids
corvina
corvinas
corvine
corvine bird
corvorant
corvorants
corvuses
corvusite
cory
corybant (current term)
corybantes
corybantiasm
corybantic
corybants
corydaline
corydalines
corydalis
corydalises
corydoras
corylophyline
coryluses
corymb
corymbed
corymbiferous

Literary usage of Corybant

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1. A Lexicon Abridged from Liddell and Scott's Greek-English Lexicon by Henry George Liddell, Robert Scott, James Morris Whiton (1891)
"... to celebrate the rites of the corybantes : to start up like a corybant. ... a corybant priest of ..."

2. Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archaeology by Society of Biblical Archaeology (1905)
"Aba(s) DET. IDS.-^ DET. ID. DKT. ID. DET. ID., " corybant of the god Se ... 8 What remains of the inscription reads : "the corybant . . ian, Amma-khal-», ..."

3. Proceedings by Society of Biblical Archæology (London, England), Society of Biblical Archæology (London, England). (1905)
"Aba(s) DET. iDS.-e DET. ID. DKT. ID. DET. ID., " corybant of the god S£ (Sawa) and the god Attys and dirk-bearer of the goddess ..."

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