Myriologue

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Myriologue An extemporaneous funeral song, composed and sung by a woman on the death of a friend.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n myriologue An extempore lament or funeral song.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. myriologue, myriologie, NGr. , , fr. Gr. Moi^ra the goddess of fate or death + lo`gos speech, discourse