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Definitions of bacchanalian:

part of speech: noun

One who indulges to excess in intoxicating drinks; one engaged in noisy and drunken revels.

part of speech: adjective

Riotous; pertaining to revelling and drinking.

part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to the Bacchanalia, a feast in honor of Bacchus, the god of wine; hence, pertaining to drunkenness and revelry. Also, bacchanal.

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