epithalamium epithalamium

Definition(s):

  • (n) an ode honoring a bride and bridegroom

Usage(s):

  1. If Shikasta was an admonition, its successor is an epithalamium.
  2. The wedding ritual is complete with the virgin's epithalamiumthe book's title.
  3. Included is a series of love poems, a kind of epithalamium to his young wife, who was his student at Bennington.
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