threnode

threnode

[three-nohd, thren-ohd]
noun

Origin:
1855–60; by alteration; see ode

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threnody or threnode (ˈθrɛnədɪ, ˈθriː-, ˈθriːnəʊd, ˈθrɛn-)
 
n , pl threnodies, threnodes
an ode, song, or speech of lamentation, esp for the dead
 
[C17: from Greek thrēnōidia, from thrēnos dirge + ōidē song]
 
threnode or threnode
 
n
 
[C17: from Greek thrēnōidia, from thrēnos dirge + ōidē song]
 
threnodial or threnode
 
adj
 
threnodic or threnode
 
adj
 
threnodist or threnode
 
n

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