Anthesteria

Anthesteria
Anthesteriac /an'theuh stear"ee ak'/, adj.
/an'theuh stear"ee euh/, n. (sometimes used with a pl. v.)
one of the ancient Athenian festivals composing the Dionysia; a spring festival celebrating flowers and new wine.

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Anthesteria /an-the-stēˈri-ə/
plural noun
The Athenian spring festival of Dionysos, held in the month of Anthestērion (February–March)
ORIGIN: Gr ta Anthestēria (Feast of Flowers), Anthestēriōn (the month), from anthos flower

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