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scolion

[ skoh-lee-on ]
/ ˈskoʊ liˌɒn /
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noun, plural sco·li·a [skoh-lee-uh]. /ˈskoʊ li ə/.

a song sung at banquets in ancient Greece.

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Origin of scolion

1595–1605; <Greek skolión, noun use of neuter of skoliós crooked, bent
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