Definition of barcarole
1 : a Venetian boat song usually in 6⁄8 or 12⁄8 time characterized by the alternation of a strong and weak beat that suggests a rowing rhythm
2 : music imitating a barcarole
Variants of barcarole
Origin of barcarole
French barcarolle, from Italian dialect (Venice) barcarola, from barcarolo gondolier, from barca bark, from Late Latin
First Known Use: circa 1779
Rhymes with barcarole
aureole, banderole, bannerol, barrel roll, buttonhole, cabriole, camisole, capriole, caracole, carmagnole, coffee roll, croquignole, cubbyhole, decontrol, Demerol, Dover sole, escarole, exit poll, farandole, finger hole, fumarole, girandole, girasole, Grand Guignol, honor roll, innersole, in the hole, Jackson Hole, jelly roll, kaiser roll, lemon sole, meadow vole, methanol, micromole, millimole, monopole, muster roll, on a roll, on the whole, oriole, ostiole, oversoul, ozone hole, petiole, pick-and-roll, pigeonhole, protocol, rabbit hole, rigmarole, rock and roll, Seminole, totem pole, tracheole, vacuole, water hole
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