rondel

Definitions of rondel
  1. noun
    a French verse form of 10 or 13 lines running on two rhymes; the opening phrase is repeated as the refrain of the second and third stanzas
    synonyms: rondeau
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    types:
    roundel
    English form of rondeau having three triplets with a refrain after the first and third
    rondelet
    a shorter form of rondeau
    type of:
    poem, verse form
    a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines
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