pean

DEFINITIONS OF: pean

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n a formal expression of praise

Synonyms:
encomium, eulogy, paean, panegyric
Type of:
congratulations, extolment, kudos, praise
an expression of approval and commendation

n (ancient Greece) a hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity)

Synonyms:
paean
Type of:
anthem, hymn
a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)

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