ode,-ode, -odal, -odeon, -ody

(Greek > Latin: song, lyric poem)

comedy (s) (noun), comedies (pl)
Etymology: from Old French comedie, 14th century, "a poem" not in the theatrical sense; from Latin comoedia, from Greek komoidia, "a comedy, amusing spectacle"; probably from komodios, "actor or singer in in a comic chorus," from komos, "revel, carousal, merry-making, festival" + aoidos, "singer, poet"; from aeidein, "to sing"; related to Greek oideor ode
melodeon (muh LOH dee uhn) (s) (noun), melodeons (pl)
1. A small keyboard organ similar to the harmonium in which a bellows, operated by pedals, causes air to be drawn through metal reeds.
2. Etymology: from Old French melodie; from Latin melodia, from Greek meloidia, "singing, chanting", a time for lyric poetry; from melos, "song" + oide, "song"; ode.
melodic (adjective), more melodic, most melodic
melodious (adjective), more melodious, most melodious
Relating to pleasant or agreeable successions of sounds to the ears: The melodious tones of his mother's voice always reminded William of the wonderful days he spent as a child.
melodiously (adverb), more melodiously, most melodiously
melodize (verb), melodizes; melodized; melodizing
melody (s) (noun), melodies (pl)
nickelodeon (s) (noun), nickelodeons (pl)
ode (s) (noun), odes (pl)
1. A poem in which someone expresses a strong feeling of love or respect for another person or something.
2. An ancient Greek song written either for a chorus or for a solo singer.
3. Etymology: from Greek oide, "song".
odeon (s) (noun), odeons (pl)
A place where musical concerts are performed.
odeum (s) (noun), odea (pl)
1. A theater or music hall.
2. In ancient Greece and Rome, a roofed building for musical performances.
odic (adjective), more odic, most odic
A reference to a poem that is meant to be sung.
parodist (s) (noun), parodists (pl)
Someone who mimics or makes fun of another production or performance with irony and ridicule.
parody (s) (noun), parodies (pl)
A musical or literary satire which has taken a serious work and presented it in a humorous way: Any procedure or activity that has been done so badly that it is considered to be nothing but trash is called a parody.
A comic imitation a literary work or style.
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parody (verb), parodies; parodied; parodying
To make a burlesque or humorous imitation of a serious literary or musical work, in which the forms and expressions of the original are closely followed but are made ridiculous or satirical: Jim performed a parody of the politician's speech on TV which made most people laugh and appreciate.