in ancient Greece, a person who recited rhapsodies, esp. one who recited epic poems as a profession
Origin of rhapsodeClassical Greek rhapsodos
- One who performs the poetry of a poet for an audience; not a writer of poetry
- The interpreter of a poem
- A rhapsodist.
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