dru·id also Dru·id (drĭd)
A member of an order of priests in ancient Gaul and Britain who appear in Welsh and Irish legend as prophets and sorcerers.
[From Latin druidēs, druids, of Celtic origin; see deru- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
dru·idic (dr-ĭdĭk), dru·idi·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
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