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1. A lyric poem of some length, usually of a serious or meditative nature and having an elevated style and formal stanzaic structure.
a. A choric song of classical Greece, often accompanied by a dance and performed at a public festival or as part of a drama.
b. A classical Greek poem modeled on the choric ode and usually having a three-part structure consisting of a strophe, an antistrophe, and an epode.
[French, choric song, from Old French, from Late Latin ōdē, ōda, from Greek aoidē, ōidē, song; see wed- in Indo-European roots.]
od′ic (ō′dĭk) adj.
1. (Poetry) a lyric poem, typically addressed to a particular subject, with lines of varying lengths and complex rhythms. See also Horatian ode, Pindaric ode
2. (Poetry) (formerly) a poem meant to be sung
[C16: via French from Late Latin ōda, from Greek ōidē, from aeidein to sing]
a lyric poem, typically with an irregular metrical form and expressing exalted or enthusiastic emotion.
[1580–90; < Middle French < Late Latin ōda < Greek aoidḗ song, derivative of aeídein to sing]
a suffix appearing in loanwords from Greek, where it meant “like,” “having the nature of”; used to form nouns: phyllode. Compare -oid.
[< Greek -ōdēs]
a combining form meaning “way,” “path,” used esp. in the names of devices through which electrical current passes: electrode.
[< Greek -odos, comb. form of hodós]
A lyric poem, usually in elaborate form, typically addressed to and eulogizing a particular subject.
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epithalamium - an ode honoring a bride and bridegroom
choral ode - ode sung by the chorus in classical Greek drama
ode[əʊd] N → oda f
ode[ˈəʊd] n → ode f
n → Ode f (→ to, on an +acc)
ode[əʊd] n → ode f
a poem written to a person or thing. `Ode to a Nightingale' was written by John Keats. ode قَصيدَه غِنائِيَّه ода ode óda die Ode ode ωδήoda ood قصیده؛ چکیده oodi ode שִׁיר תְּהִילָה कविता, भावगीत, गीति oda óda puisi pujian óður, lofsöngur ode (～に寄せる)詩 오드, 부(賦), 송 odė oda oda odeodeoda قصيده ode odă ода óda oda oda ode บทกวี kaside, methiye 頌歌 ода قصيدہ thơ ca ngợi 颂歌