epode

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek [Term?]; see epi-, ode.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

epode (plural epodes)

  1. (poetry) The after song; the part of a lyric ode which follows the strophe and antistrophe.
  2. (poetry) A kind of lyric poem, invented by Archilochus, in which a longer verse is followed by a shorter one.