Definition of epode
1 : a lyric poem in which a long verse is followed by a shorter one
2 : the third part of a triadic Greek ode following the strophe and the antistrophe
Origin of epode
Latin epodos, from Greek epōidos, from epōidos sung or said after, from epi- + aidein to sing — more at ode
First Known Use: 1598
Rhymes with epode
abode, anode, bar code, boatload, busload, byroad, carload, cartload, caseload, cathode, church mode, commode, corrode, crossroad, dead load, decode, diode, displode, download, dress code, dynode, embowed, encode, erode, explode, forebode, freeload, front-load, geode, high road, implode, inroad, live load, lymph node, no-load, off-load, outmode, payload, planeload, postcode, post road, railroad, rhapsode, sarod, shipload, side road, Silk Road, skid road, source code, spring-load, square-toed, tetrode, threnode, trainload, triode, truckload, unload, upload, zip code
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