Ep"i*logue (?; 115), n. [F. ├ępilogue, L. epilogus, fr. Gr. ? conclusion, fr. ? to say in addition; 'epi` upon, besides + ? to say. See Legend.] 1. (Drama) A speech or short poem addressed to the spectators and recited by one of the actors, after the conclusion of the play.

A good play no epilogue, yet . . . good plays prove the better by the help of good epilogues.

2. (Rhet.) The closing part of a discourse, in which the principal matters are recapitulated; a conclusion.