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 for threnody
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Threnody \Thren"o*dy\, n. [Gr. ?; ? a dirge + ? a song. See
     Threne, and Ode.]
     A song of lamentation; a threnode. --Sir T. Herbert.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  threnody
      n 1: a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a
           memorial to a dead person [syn: dirge, coronach,
           lament, requiem, threnody]

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