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  • n. An extemporaneous funeral song composed and sung by a woman on the death of a friend in modern Greece.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An extemporaneous funeral song, composed and sung by a woman on the death of a friend.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An extempore lament or funeral song.

Etymologies

French (Wiktionary)

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