Definition of Dionysus in English:

Dionysus

proper noun

Greek Mythology
  • A Greek god, son of Zeus and Semele; his worship entered Greece from Thrace c.1000 bc. Originally a god of the fertility of nature, associated with wild and ecstatic religious rites, in later traditions he is a god of wine who loosens inhibitions and inspires creativity in music and poetry.

    Also called Bacchus

Pronunciation:

Dionysus

/ˌdʌɪəˈnʌɪsəs/