pal|i|node «PAL uh nohd», noun.
1. a poem or song, especially an ode, in which the author retracts something said in a former poem.
2. (in Scottish Law) a formal retracting; recantation.
[< Latin palinōdia < Greek palinōidíā recantation, retraction < pálin again + ōid song, ode]

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