rondel

Definitions of rondel
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n 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
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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