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

 

panegyric

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌpænəˈdʒɪrɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpænəˈdʒɪrɪk//
 
(formal)
 
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a speech or piece of writing praising somebody/something Word Origin early 17th cent.: from French panégyrique, via Latin from Greek panēgurikos ‘of public assembly’, from pan ‘all’ + aguris ‘agora, assembly’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: panegyric