prelusion

noun

pre·​lu·​sion pri-ˈlü-zhən How to pronounce prelusion (audio)

Word History

Etymology

Latin praelusion-, praelusio, from praeludere

First Known Use

1597, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prelusion was in 1597

Dictionary Entries Near prelusion

Cite this Entry

“Prelusion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prelusion. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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