parodoi

parodos

[pahr-uh-dos]
noun, plural parodoi [pahr-uh-doi] .
(in ancient Greek drama) an ode sung by the chorus at their entrance, usually beginning the play and preceding the proagōn in comedy or the alteration of epeisodia and stasima in tragedy.

Origin:
< Greek párodos way by, passage, equivalent to par- par- + (h)odós way, road

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