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Definition of "kykeon" []

  • An Ancient Greek drink made mainly of water, barley and herbs. (noun)

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