scolion

[skoh-lee-on]

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

a song sung at banquets in ancient Greece.

Origin of scolion

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