Definition of epicedion in English:

epicedion

noun

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

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in William Rowley (?1585–1626), actor and playwright. From classical Latin epicēdīon epicedium.

Pronunciation

epicedion

/ˌɛpɪˈsiːdɪən/