bacchanal n
      [L, fr. Bacchus, god of wine] : orgy
boreal adj
      [ME boriall, fr. LL borealis, fr. L boreas north wind, north, fr. GK Boreas, the Greek god of the north wind] : of, related to, or found in the northern regions, i.e. boreal waters

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