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excursus

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of excursus

  1. a part added at the end of a book or periodical <this biography of Eleanor of Aquitaine contains an interesting excursus on the status of women in the Middle Ages> Synonyms afterword, appendix, codicil, addendum, supplementRelated Words coda, epilogue (also epilog), postlude; conclusion, ending, finale; accompaniment, addition, complement, postscript; follow-up, sequel; documentation; allonge, riderAntonyms foreword, introduction, preface, prologue (also prolog)




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