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Noun: paean  pee-un
  1. A formal expression of praise
    - encomium, eulogy, panegyric, pean [US], laudation
     
  2. (ancient Greece) a hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity)
    - pean [US]

Sounds like: pact, p, paean, paeo

Derived forms: paeans

Type of: anthem, congratulations, extolment, hats off, hymn, kudos, pat on the back, praise

Encyclopedia: Paean