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Poem which retracts a statement made in a previous poem.


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\Pal"i*node\, n. [L. palinodia, from Gr. ?; ? again + ? a song. See {Ode}.]
1. An ode recanting, or retracting, a former one; also, a repetition of an ode.
2. A retraction; esp., a formal retraction. --Sandys.