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 ōdēum, from Greek ōideion, from aoidē, ōidē, song; see ode.
- Alternative form of odeon.