Definition of Epithalamium

1. Noun. An ode honoring a bride and bridegroom.

Generic synonyms: Ode
Specialized synonyms: Prothalamion, Prothalamium



Definition of Epithalamium

1. n. A nuptial song, or poem in honor of the bride and bridegroom.

Definition of Epithalamium

1. Noun. A song or poem celebrating a marriage. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Epithalamium

1. [n -S]

Epithalamium Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Epithalamium Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Epithalamium

epitasis
epitaxial
epitaxial layer
epitaxially
epitaxic
epitaxies
epitaxy
epitectin
epitendineum
epitenon
epitestosterone
epithalamia
epithalamic
epithalamies
epithalamion
epithalamium (current term)
epithalamiums
epithalamus
epithalamy
epithalaxia
epitheca
epithecal
epithelia
epithelial
epithelial attachment
epithelial body
epithelial cancer
epithelial carcinoma
epithelial cast
epithelial cell

Literary usage of Epithalamium

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Colloquies of Erasmus by Desiderius Erasmus, Edwin Johnson (1878)
"The epithalamium of PETRUS ^EGIDI US. The ARGUMENT. The Muses and Graces are brought in, as singing the epithalamium of Peter ^Egidius. ..."

2. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1854)
"... Hooper that he was coming to town, Swinton for the epithalamium and all other news. J. Swinton to John Byrom. Knutsford, December 20th, 1727. ..."

3. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"... which is not long: Sweet Thames! run softly, till I end my song. epithalamium YE learned sisters, which have oftentimes Beene to me ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Epithalamium

Search for Epithalamium on Dictionary.com!Search for Epithalamium on Thesaurus.com!Search for Epithalamium on Google!Search for Epithalamium on Wikipedia!

Search