scolion


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scolion

(ˈskɒlɪˌɒn)
n
(in Ancient Greece) a song sung in turn by the guests at a banquet
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Noun1.scolion - a song (sometimes improvised) sung by guests at a banquet
song, vocal - a short musical composition with words; "a successful musical must have at least three good songs"
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The epitome of each scolion found in the catena deriving from Procopius of Gaza is printed separately where it exists.