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paean song of triumph or exultation. XVI. — L. pæän — Gr. paiā́n hymn to Apollo invoked by the name Paiā́n, Doric var. of Ionic Paiḗōn, Attic Paiṓn, orig. the Homeric name of the physician of the gods, afterwards Apollo.

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paean a song of praise or thanksgiving. Recorded from the late 16th century, the word comes via Latin from Greek paian ‘hymn of thanksgiving to Apollo’ (evoked by the name Paian, originally the Homeric name for the physician of the gods).

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Paean (pē´ən), Paean was an epithet for Apollo, the healer. The paean, a hymn of praise to Apollo and often to other gods, was sung as a prayer for safety or deliverance at battles and other important occasions.

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pae·an / ˈpēən/ • n. a song of praise or triumph. ∎  a thing that expresses enthusiastic praise: his books are paeans to combat.

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paean. Song of triumph or praise (orig. to Apollo).

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