The definition of a requiem is a song, chant or poem for someone who died.
A literary or musical composition, as an elegy or dirge, mourning some death or calamity
A poem composed in elegiac couplets.
A composition in verse rather than in prose:
Find another word for threnody. In this page you can discover 7 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for threnody, like: dirge, requiem, lament, song, elegy, poem and coronach.