dith·y·ramb (dĭthĭ-răm′, -rămb′)
1. A frenzied, impassioned choric hymn and dance of ancient Greece in honor of Dionysus.
2. An irregular poetic expression suggestive of the ancient Greek dithyramb.
3. A wildly enthusiastic speech or piece of writing.
[Latin dīthyrambus, from Greek dīthurambos; see IAMB.]
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