pl. ode′ums or ode′a
- in ancient Greece and Rome, a roofed building for musical performances
- a modern concert hall
Origin of odeumLate Latin ; from Classical Greek ?ideion ; from ?id?: see ode
- A small building of ancient Greece and Rome used for public performances of music and poetry.
- A contemporary theater or concert hall.
Origin of odeumLatin &omacron;d&emacron;um, from Greek &omacron;ideion, from aoid&emacron;, &omacron;id&emacron;, song; see ode.
- Alternative form of odeon.