prothalamium


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prothalamion, prothalamium

a nuptial or wedding song or verse.
See also: Marriage
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Noun1.prothalamium - a song in celebration of a marriage
epithalamium - an ode honoring a bride and bridegroom
song, vocal - a short musical composition with words; "a successful musical must have at least three good songs"
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Read the Prothalamium of Spenser--walked backwards &
The last example, her prothalamium or song before consummating the marriage, demonstrates the difficulty of acting this condition.