apopemptic

adjective
ap·​o·​pemp·​tic | \ ¦apə¦pem(p)tik \

Definition of apopemptic

archaic
: sung or addressed to one departing : valedictory apopemptic hymns

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History and Etymology for apopemptic

Late Greek apopemptikos, from Greek apopemptos dimissed (from apopempein to send off, dismiss, from apo- + pempein to send) + -ikos -ic

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“Apopemptic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apopemptic. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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