Meaning of ELEGY in English

ELEGY

el ‧ e ‧ gy /ˈelədʒi, ˈelɪdʒi/ BrE AmE noun ( plural elegies ) [countable]

[ Date: 1500-1600 ; Language: Latin ; Origin: elegia ]

a sad poem or song, especially about someone who has died ⇨ eulogy

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