mesode

noun
\ ˈme|ˌzōd, ˈmē|, |ˌsōd \

Definition of mesode

in the Greek choral dance
: a portion of a choral ode between a strophe and its antistrophe

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Other Words from mesode

mesodic \ mə̇ˈzädik , -​ˈsä-​ \ adjective

History and Etymology for mesode

Greek mesōidos, from mes- + ōidē song

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“Mesode.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mesode. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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