odeum

noun ode·um \ ō-ˈdē-əm , ˈō-dē- \

Definition of odeum

plural odea play \ō-ˈdē-ə, ˈō-dē-\
1 : a small roofed theater of ancient Greece and Rome used chiefly for competitions in music and poetry
2 : a theater or concert hall

Origin and Etymology of odeum

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


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