exode

noun

ex·​ode
ˈekˌsōd,
ˈegˌzōd
plural -s
1
: a comic afterpiece in the ancient Roman theater : farce, travesty
2

Word History

Etymology

French or Latin; French exode, from Latin exodium, from Greek exodion part of a drama following the last song of the chorus, from neuter of exodios of a departure or exit, from exodos departure, going out

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“Exode.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exode. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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