epinician

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

epinician (comparative more epinician, superlative most epinician)

  1. Of, related to, or resembling a certain type of Greek ode in honor of a victorious athlete

Noun[edit]

epinician (plural epinicians)

  1. A Greek ode in honor of a victorious athlete
    • 2005, W.B. Henry, “Preface”, in Pindar's Nemeans, page v:
      it is some time since a commentator writing in English tackled a whole book of the epinicians.

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