envoi

noun
en·voi | \ ˈen-ˌvoi , ˈän- \
variants: or envoy

Definition of envoi 

: the usually explanatory or commendatory concluding remarks to a poem, essay, or book especially : a short final stanza of a ballad serving as a summary or dedication

First Known Use of envoi

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for envoi

Middle English envoye, from Middle French envoi, literally, message, from Old French envei, from enveier to send on one's way, from Vulgar Latin *inviare, from Latin in- + via way — more at way

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