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Bacchus ī, m

, Βάκχος, the son of Jupiter and Semele, the god of wine, of intoxication and inspiration.—Hence, the cry or invocation to Bacchus (Io Bacche!): audito Baccho, V.—The vine: Bacchus amat colles, V.: fertilis, H. — Wine: multo hilarans convivia Baccho, V.: verecundus, in moderation, H.: pocula Bacchi, V.

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