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Pan`e*gyr"ic (?), n. [L. panegyricus, Gr. panhgyrico`s: cf. F. pan'egyrique. See Panegyric, a.]

An oration or eulogy in praise of some person or achievement; a formal or elaborate encomium; a laudatory discourse; laudation. See Synonym of Eulogy.


© Webster 1913.

Pan`e*gyr"ic (?), Pan`e*gyr"ic*al (?), a. [L. panegyricus, Gr. panhgyrico`s, from an assembly of the people, a high festival; pa^, pa^n all + , an assembly.]

Containing praise or eulogy; encomiastic; laudatory.

"Panegyric strains." Pope. -- Pan`e*gyr"ic*al*ly, adv.

Some of his odes are panegyrical. Dryden.


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