elogium\ə̇ˈlōj(ē)əm, ēˈ-, eˈ-\
Definition of elogy
1 obsolete : an inscription especially on a tombstone
2 archaic : a characterization or biographical sketch especially in praise
3 obsolete : a funeral oration
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Origin and Etymology of elogy
in sense 1, from Latin elogium; in sense 2 & 3, from Medieval Latin elogium
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