Dec. 31 - Jan. 6, 2007
elegiac

adj. & n.

adj. 1 of, pertaining to, or used for an elegy (elegiac metre). 2 mournful; melancholy (an elegiac tone).  n. (in pl. ) verses in an elegiac metre. elegiacally adv.[French elegiaque or from Late Latin elegiacus from Greek elegeiakos: as a mournful poem]

Source: The Canadian Oxford Dictionary

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