panegyris

noun
pa·​neg·​y·​ris | \pəˈnejərə̇s, -nēj-\
variants: or panegyry \-​rē \
plural -es

Definition of panegyris 

: an ancient Greek public assembly especially : a festival honoring a god

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History and Etymology for panegyris

panegyris from Greek panēgyris; panegyry from Greek panēgyris + English -y (noun suffix)

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