Pronunciation: (ku-bī'rī, -rē), [key]
—n. (used with a pl. v.)
a group of gods, probably of Eastern origin, worshiped in mysteries in various parts of ancient Greece, the cult centers being at Samothrace and Thebes. Also,Cabeiri,Kabeiri.
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