epithalamium

noun
ep·i·tha·la·mi·um | \ˌe-pə-thə-ˈlā-mē-əm \
variants: or epithalamion \ˌe-pə-thə-ˈlā-mē-ən \
plural epithalamiums or epithalamia\ˌe-pə-thə-ˈlā-mē-ə \

Definition of epithalamium 

: a song or poem in honor of a bride and bridegroom

Other Words from epithalamium

epithalamic \ˌe-pə-thə-ˈla-mik \ adjective

First Known Use of epithalamium

1588, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for epithalamium

Latin & Greek; Latin epithalamium, from Greek epithalamion, from epi- + thalamos room, bridal chamber; perhaps akin to Greek tholos rotunda

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