Pindaric ode

Pindaric ode

noun Prosody.
an ode consisting of several units, each of which is composed of a strophe and an antistrophe of identical form followed by a contrasting epode.
Also called regular ode.


Origin:
1630–40

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Pindaric ode
 
n
Often shortened to: Pindaric a form of ode associated with Pindar consisting of a triple unit or groups of triple units, with a strophe and an antistrophe of identical structure followed by an epode of a different structure

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