from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, related to, or resembling a certain type of Greek ode in honor of a victorious athlete
  • n. A Greek ode in honor of a victorious athlete

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or celebrating victory.


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  • It is also said, that he allowed chaplets to be placed on his head, and accepted invitations to sumptuous feasts, at which he wore a triumphal vest; and Victories [160] which were contrived to move by machinery, descended and distributed golden trophies and crowns, and companies of youths and women sang epinician hymns in honour of him.

    Plutarch's Lives Volume III.


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