[proh-thuh-ley-mee-on, -uh n]
- a song or poem written to celebrate a marriage.
Origin of prothalamion
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- a song or poem in celebration of a marriage
C16: from Greek pro- before + thalamos marriage; coined by Edmund Spenser, on the model of epithalamion
Word Origin and History for prothalamia
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