Meaning of melopoeia in English:

melopoeia

Pronunciation /ˌmɛlə(ʊ)ˈpiːə/

noun

Prosody
  • Ezra Pound's term for: the musical and rhythmic qualities of poetic language, especially as suited to the tone or mood of the text. Compare "logopoeia", phanopoeia .

Origin

Early 18th century (in an earlier sense). From ancient Greek μελοποιΐα from μελοποιός maker of songs, lyric poet (from μελο- + ποιεῖν to make) + -ία; compare -poeia.