[yoo-luh-jee] /ˈyu lə dʒi/
noun, plural eulogies.
a speech or writing in praise of a person or thing, especially a set oration in honor of a deceased person.
high praise or commendation.
noun (pl) -gies
a formal speech or piece of writing praising a person or thing, esp a person who has recently died
high praise or commendation
mid-15c., from Latin eulogium, from Greek eulogia “praise; good or fine language,” from eu “well” (see eu-) + -logia “speaking” (see -logy). Eu legein meant “speak well of.”
Words of praise, often for a dead person, but also a staple in introducing speakers, in nominating candidates, and on other such occasions. (Compare elegy.)
1. a suffix occurring in some Latin scientific names (peritoneum), and in the corresponding loanwords in English (petroleum).
[yoo-mee-uh s] /yuˈmi əs/ noun, (in the Odyssey) 1. the faithful swineherd of Odysseus.
[yoo-mel-uh-nin] /yuˈmɛl ə nɪn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. a pigment containing , found in bird feathers.
[yoo-men-eez] /yuˈmɛn iz/ noun 1. king of Pergamum. 263–241 b.c. noun 1. king of Pergamum. 197–c159 b.c.