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Date: 1500-1600
Language: French
Origin: Late Latin, from Greek oide 'song', from aeidein 'to sing'

ode

noun
     
Related topics: Literature
ode [countable]
AL a poem or song written in order to praise a person or thing
ode to
Keats' 'Ode to a Nightingale'

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