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Vitus

from Latinized form of Svanto-vit, name of a Slavic god worshiped with ecstatic dances on the Baltic island of Rügen, transferred by Christian missionaries to Saint Vitus. The Italian form of the name is Guido.

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Definitions of Vitus

Vitus (n.)
Christian martyr and patron of those who suffer from epilepsy and Sydenham's chorea (died around 300);
Synonyms: St. Vitus
From wordnet.princeton.edu