Myriologue
Myriologue Myr"i*o*logue, n. [F. myriologue, myriologie, NGr. ?, ?, fr. Gr. Moi^ra the goddess of fate or death + lo`gos speech, discourse.] An extemporaneous funeral song, composed and sung by a woman on the death of a friend. [Modern Greece] [1913 Webster]

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  • myriologue — …   Useful english dictionary

  • myriological — myriological, a. (ˌmɪrɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) [f. myriologue + ical.] Pertaining to a myriologue. 1847–54 Webster …   Useful english dictionary

  • Myriological — Myr i*o*log ic*al, a. Of or relating to a myriologue. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Myriologist — Myr i*ol o*gist, n. One who composes or sings a myriologue. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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