Definition of epicede in English:

epicede

noun

  • A funeral ode; a lament over a dead person; = "epicedium".

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in John Bale (1495–1563), bishop of Ossory, evangelical polemicist, and historian. From classical Latin epicēdīon epicedium, with omission of the ending.

Pronunciation

epicede

/ˈɛpɪsiːd/