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barcarole

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noun bar·ca·role \ˈbär-kə-ˌrōl\

Definition of barcarole

  1. 1 :  a Venetian boat song usually in 68 or 128 time characterized by the alternation of a strong and weak beat that suggests a rowing rhythm

  2. 2 :  music imitating a barcarole



Variants of barcarole

or

barcarolle

Origin and Etymology 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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