noun, plural mon·o·dies.
a Greek ode sung by a single voice, as in a tragedy; lament.
a poem in which
the poet or speaker laments another's death; threnody.
3. Music. a.
a style of composition in which one part or melody predominates; homophony, as distinguished from polyphony.
Origin: 1580–90; Related forms
< Late Latin monōdia
< Greek monōidía
a solo, monody, equivalent to monōid
) singing alone (see mon-
) + -ia -y3
mon·o·dist /ˈmɒnədɪst/ [mon-uh-dist] Show IPA , noun
is always a great word to know.
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