Prothalamium
Prothalamion Pro`tha*la"mi*on, Prothalamium Pro`tha*la"mi*um, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? before + ? chamber, especially, the bridal chamber.] A song in celebration of a marriage. --Drayton. [1913 Webster]

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  • prothalamium — noun see prothalamion …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • prothalamium — /proh theuh lay mee euhm/, n., pl. prothalamia / mee euh/. prothalamion. * * * …   Universalium

  • prothalamium — noun epithalamium …   Wiktionary

  • prothalamium — [ˌprəʊθə leɪmɪəm] noun (plural prothalamia mɪə) literary a song or poem celebrating a forthcoming wedding. Origin C16: from Prothalamion, the title of a poem by Spenser, on the pattern of epithalamium …   English new terms dictionary

  • prothalamium — pro·tha·la·mi·um …   English syllables

  • prothalamium —   n. (pl.) mia), song in honour of a marriage …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • prothalamium — n. (also prothalamion) (pl. prothalamia) a song or poem to celebrate a forthcoming wedding. Etymology: title of a poem by Spenser, after epithalamium * * * noun a song in celebration of a marriage • Syn: ↑prothalamion • Hypernyms: ↑song, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prothalamion — Pro tha*la mi*on, Prothalamium Pro tha*la mi*um, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? before + ? chamber, especially, the bridal chamber.] A song in celebration of a marriage. Drayton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prothalamion — or prothalamium noun (plural prothalamia) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek pro + thalamion (as in epithalamion) Date: 1597 a song in celebration of a marriage …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ode — This article is about the form of lyrical verse. For other uses, see Ode (disambiguation). Ode (from the Ancient Greek ὠδή) is a type of lyrical verse. A classic ode is structured in three major parts: the strophe, the antistrophe, and the epode …   Wikipedia

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