nounpl. 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.