Meaning of monody
Pronunciation: (mon'u-dē), [key]
— pl. -dies.
- a Greek ode sung by a single voice, as in a tragedy; lament.
- a poem in which the poet or speaker laments another's death; threnody.
- a style of composition in which one part or melody predominates; homophony, as distinguished from polyphony.
- a piece in this style.
- monophony (def. 1).
- monody (Thesaurus)