threnode
noun Date: 1614 threnodythrenodic adjectivethrenodist noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Threnode — Thren ode, n. A threne, or threnody; a dirge; a funeral song. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thrénode — [tʀenɔd] n. ÉTYM. 1876, in P. Larousse; grec thrênôdos, de thrênos (→ Thrène), et ôdê « chant ». ❖ ♦ Didact. Pleureur, pleureuse à gage, dans la Grèce antique …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • threnode — /three nohd, thren ohd/, n. threnody. [1855 60; by alter.; see ODE] * * * …   Universalium

  • threnode — thre·node …   English syllables

  • threnode — thre•node [[t]ˈθri noʊd, ˈθrɛn oʊd[/t]] n. threnody • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • threnode — /ˈθrinoʊd/ (say threenohd), /ˈθrɛn / (say thren ) noun → threnody …   Australian English dictionary

  • threnode — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Threnodist — Thren o*dist, n. One who composes, delivers, or utters, a threnode, or threnody. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Threnody — Thren o*dy, n. [Gr. ?; ? a dirge + ? a song. See {Threne}, and {Ode}.] A song of lamentation; a threnode. Sir T. Herbert. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • threnodic — adjective see threnode …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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