epithalamium

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin epithalamium, from Ancient Greek ἐπιθαλάμιον (epithalamion, bridal song), neuter form of ἐπιθαλάμιος (epithalamios), from ἐπί (epi, upon) + θάλαμος (thalamos, inner chamber, wedding chamber).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɛpɪθəˈleɪmɪəm/

NounEdit

epithalamium (plural epithalamiums or epithalamia)

  1. A song or poem celebrating a marriage.

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Last modified on 6 December 2013, at 22:30