- paean (n.)
- 1590s, from Latin paean "hymn of deliverance," from Greek paian "hymn, chant, hymn to Apollo," from Paian, a name of the god of healing; originally the physician of the gods (in Homer), later merged with Apollo; literally "one who touches" (i.e. "one who heals by a touch"), from paio "to touch, strike."
- 1. She struck up the first paean on the grand piano.
- 2. The novel is a paean to the end of empire.
- 3. Here, deducing a paean that advances harmonious society progress.
- 这里, 正在演绎着推进和谐社会发展的一曲赞歌.
- 4. Bushes, spreading waves of insects sound, they tirelessly played with a paean to life, then!
- 草丛里传来阵阵虫鸣声, 它们在不知疲倦地上演着一曲生命的赞歌呢!
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