panegyris

noun

pa·​neg·​y·​ris
pəˈnejərə̇s,
-nēj-
variants or panegyry
-rē
plural -es
: an ancient Greek public assembly
especially : a festival honoring a god

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Panegyris.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/panegyris. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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