adjective see epithalamium

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Epithalamic — Ep i*tha*lam ic, a. Belonging to, or designed for, an epithalamium. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • epithalamic — epi·tha·lam·ic (ep″ĭ thə lamґik) 1. overlying the thalamus. 2. pertaining to the epithalamus …   Medical dictionary

  • epithalamic — ep·i·tha·lam·ic …   English syllables

  • epithalamic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • epithalamium — epithalamic /ep euh theuh lam ik/, adj. /ep euh theuh lay mee euhm/, n., pl. epithalamiums, epithalamia / mee euh/. epithalamion. * * * or epithalamion Nuptial song or poem in honour or praise of a bride and bridegroom. In ancient Greece such… …   Universalium

  • epithalamium — or epithalamion noun (plural miums or epithalamia) Etymology: Latin & Greek; Latin epithalamium, from Greek epithalamion, from epi + thalamos room, bridal chamber; perhaps akin to Greek tholos rotunda Date: 1588 a song or poem in honor of a bride …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • conjugal — Synonyms and related words: adoring, affectionate, bridal, connubial, demonstrative, devoted, epithalamic, faithful, filial, fond, husbandly, hymeneal, languishing, lovelorn, lovesick, lovesome, loving, marital, married, maternal, matrimonial,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • husbandly — Synonyms and related words: adoring, affectionate, bridal, cannily, carefully, charily, conjugal, connubial, demonstrative, devoted, economically, epithalamic, faithful, filial, fond, frugally, hymeneal, languishing, lovelorn, lovesick, lovesome …   Moby Thesaurus

  • married — Synonyms and related words: affiliate, affiliated, allied, associate, associated, bridal, cabalistic, confederate, confederated, conjugal, connubial, conspiratorial, corporate, coupled, enleagued, epithalamic, federate, federated, husbandly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nuptial — Synonyms and related words: amorous, bridal, carnal, conjugal, connubial, epithalamic, erogenic, erogenous, erotic, erotogenic, fleshly, gamic, heterosexual, husbandly, hymeneal, libidinal, marital, married, matrimonial, oversexed, potent,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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