Definition of monodia in English:

monodia

Pronunciation /mɒˈnəʊdɪə/ /məˈnəʊdɪə/

noun

  • 1rare, historical In titles: = "monody".

  • 2rare A musical composition in which there is a single melodic line; = "monody".

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Joshua Sylvester (d. 1618), poet and translator. From post-classical Latin monodia.