eloge

noun
\ āˈlōzh, ālȯȯzh\
plural eloges\ -​ōzhə̇z , -​ȯȯzh \

Definition of eloge

1 archaic : encomium, eulogy
2 : a panegyrical funeral oration

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History and Etymology for eloge

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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