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Latin exodium.


exode (plural exodes)

  1. (obsolete) departure; exodus, especially the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bolingbroke to this entry?)
    • 1868, Lyman Coleman, An Historical Text Book and Atlas of Biblical Geography (page 45)
      Moreover, the continuation of the Mosaic Dispensation from the Exode, 1586, to the burning of the second temple, A.D. 70 = 1656, is exactly the period before the Flood.
  2. (Ancient Greek drama) The final chorus; the catastrophe.
  3. (historical, Ancient Rome) A comic afterpiece, either a farce or a travesty.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for exode in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)



From Late Latin exodus, from Ancient Greek ἔξοδος (éxodos, expedition, departure), from ἐξ (ex, out) + ὁδός (hodós, path, road).



exode m (plural exodes)

  1. exodus

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