Of or relating to Bacchus therefore jovial or riotous with intoxication riotously drunken made use of of revelrous gatherings
- utilized of riotously drunken merrymaking
- Alt. of Bacchical
(a.) Alt. of Bacchical
The symbol of the Bacchic orgies was a consecrated serpent, and the snakes kept in the sacred cistae of the cult of Dionysus find a parallel among the sect of the Ophites where, at the sacramental rites, bread was offered to the living serpent and afterwards distributed among the worshippers.