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 for Bacchantes
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bacchant \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.
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     2. A bacchanal; a reveler. --Croly.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bacchante \Bac"chante\, n.; L. pl. Bacchantes.
     1. A priestess of Bacchus.
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     2. A female bacchanal.
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