Definitions

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  • n. An Ancient Greek drink made mainly of water, barley and herbs.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek κυκεών (kukeōn), from κυκάω (kukaō, "I mix")

Examples

  • Demeter had done in her grief, they wandered about at night with torches as she had done in seeking for her daughter, they tasted of the kykeon, a mystic drink for which Demeter had asked at Eleusis.

    RITUAL IN RELIGION

  • As the candidates for initiation made their way to the temple they imbibed a sacramental drink, the kykeon.

    Red Ice Creations

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