odeum

noun
ode·​um | \ ō-ˈdē-əm How to pronounce odeum (audio) , ˈō-dē- How to pronounce odeum (audio) \
plural odea\ ō-​ˈdē-​ə How to pronounce odea (audio) , ˈō-​dē-​ \

Definition of odeum

1 : a small roofed theater of ancient Greece and Rome used chiefly for competitions in music and poetry
2 : a theater or concert hall

First Known Use of odeum

circa 1610, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for odeum

Latin & Greek; Latin, from Greek ōideion, from ōidē song

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