prothalamion


pro·tha·la·mi·on

noun \ˌprō-thə-ˈlā-mē-ən, -ˌän\
plural pro·tha·la·mia\-mē-ə\

Definition of PROTHALAMION

:  a song in celebration of a marriage

Variants of PROTHALAMION

pro·tha·la·mi·on or pro·tha·la·mi·um \-mē-əm\

Origin of PROTHALAMION

New Latin, from Greek pro- + -thalamion (as in epithalamion)
First Known Use: 1597

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