Proem definition

prōĕm
An introduction; a preface.
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(now rare) An introduction or preface.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
proem
Plural:
proems

Origin of proem

  • Middle English proheme from Old French from Latin prooemium from Greek prooimion pro- before pro–2 oimē song

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