Epithalamia
Epithalamium Ep`i*tha*la"mi*um, n.; pl. {Epithalamiums}, L. {Epithalamia}. [L., fr. Gr. ?, orig. an adj., nuptial; 'epi` upon, at + ? bride chamber.] A nuptial song, or poem in honor of the bride and bridegroom. [1913 Webster]

The kind of poem which was called epithalamium . . . sung when the bride was led into her chamber. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]


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