parodos

noun par·o·dos \ˈparəˌdäs\
variants: or

parodus

\-dəs\

Definition of parodos

plural

parodoi

\-ˌdȯi\ or

parodi

\-ˌdī\
  1. 1 :  the first choral passage in an ancient Greek drama recited or sung as the chorus enters the orchestra — compare stasimon

  2. 2 :  a passage in an ancient Greek theater between auditorium and skene by which spectators had access to the theater and actors might come and go during a play

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Origin and Etymology of parodos

Greek parodos entrance, passage, first choral passage in a drama, from para beside, beyond, past + hodos road, way, journey — more at para-, cede


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