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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. an unnaturally frenzied or distraught woman;

2. (Greek mythology) a woman participant in the orgiastic rites of Dionysus;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Maenad \Mae"nad\, n. [L. Maenas, -adis, Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? to rave.] 1. A Bacchante; a priestess or votary of Bacchus. [1913 Webster] 2. A frantic or frenzied woman. [1913 Webster]