HyperDic: pean

English > 2 senses of the word pean:
NOUNcommunicationpean, paean(ancient Greece) a hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity)
communicationpean, encomium, eulogy, panegyric, paeana formal expression of praise
English > pean: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaning(ancient Greece) a hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity).
Synonympaean
CategoryantiquityThe historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
RegionGreece, Hellenic Republic, EllasA republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula
Broaderhymn, anthemA song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
Spanishpeán
English > pean: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA formal expression of praise.
Synonymsencomium, eulogy, panegyric, paean
Broaderpraise, congratulations, kudos, extolmentAn expression of approval and commendation
Spanishapología, elogio, encomio, eulogio, panegírico
Catalanapologia, elogi, encomi, panegíric

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