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1514, from Middle French elegie, from Latin elegia, from Ancient Greek elegeia ode (an elegaic song), from elegeia, feminine of elegeios (elegaic), from elegos (poem or song of lament), perhaps from Patrono:Xpg[[Category:Patrono:Xpg derivations|Elegy]].[1]

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Singular
Elegy

Plural
elegies

Elegy (plural elegies)
  1. A mournful or plaintive poem; a funeral song; a poem of lamentation.

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  • requiem – a piece of music played at a mass for the dead

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  • eulogy – similar sounding funeral word

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  1. Patrono:R:Online Etymology Dictionary
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