plural eloges
archaic : encomium, eulogy
: a panegyrical funeral oration

Word History


Middle French, from Medieval Latin elogium (influenced in meaning by Medieval Latin eulogium eulogy), from Latin, maxim, saying, inscription on a tombstone, probably by folk etymology (influence of Latin e- and Greek logos word) from Greek elegeion elegy

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“Eloge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eloge. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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