noun ode·um \ō-ˈdē-əm, ˈō-dē-\
plural odea \-ə\

Definition of ODEUM

:  a small roofed theater of ancient Greece and Rome used chiefly for competitions in music and poetry
:  a theater or concert hall

Origin of ODEUM

Latin & Greek; Latin, from Greek ōideion, from ōidē song
First Known Use: 1616

Rhymes with ODEUM


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