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Meaning & History
Latinized form of Greek Ἀκρατοπότης (Akratopotês) meaning "drinker of unmixed wine", derived from ἄκρατος (akratos) "unmixed, undiluted, pure", a word used of liquids and effectively meaning "wine without water", and πότης (potês) "drinker". In Greek mythology he was a divine companion of Dionysus, and also called Acratus.