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Βάκχος The Root seems to be ϜΑΧ, so that Βάκχος represents ϝάκχος; and Ἴακχος is for ϝίϝακχος; prob. from ἰάχω, ϝιϝάχω, to shout

I.Bacchus, a later name of Dionysus, Soph., etc.: called Διόνυσος Βάκχειος and Βάκχειος in Hdt. appellat. wine, Eur., etc.
III.a Bacchanal, any one inspired, frantic, id=Eur., Plat.

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