Meaning of PAEAN in English

noun Etymology: Latin, hymn of thanksgiving especially addressed to Apollo, from Greek paian, paiōn, from Paian, Paiōn, epithet of Apollo in the hymn Date: 1589 a joyous song or hymn of praise, tribute, thanksgiving, or triumph, a work that praises or honors its subject ; encomium , tribute

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