Palinode meaning

pălə-nōd
A poem in which the author retracts something said in a previous poem.
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A formal statement of retraction.
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An ode or other poem written to retract something said in a previous poem.
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A retraction.
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A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
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Origin of palinode

  • From Late Latin palinōdia from Greek palinōidiā palin again kwel-1 in Indo-European roots ōidē song parody

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin palinōdia (“palinode, recantation"), from Ancient Greek παλινῳδία (palinōidia, “palinode"), from πάλιν (palin, “again") + ᾠδή (ōidÄ“, “song").

    From Wiktionary