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Definition of ode noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

ode

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//əʊd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//oʊd//
 
Poetry
 
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a poem that speaks to a person or thing or celebrates a special event Keats’s ‘Ode to a Nightingale’ See related entries: Poetry Word Origin late 16th cent.: from French, from late Latin oda, from Greek ōidē, Attic form of aoidē ‘song’, from aeidein ‘sing’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ode