Rubaiyat stanza


Ru·bai·yat stanza

noun \ˈrü-bē-ˌät-, -ˌbī-, -ˌat-\

Definition of RUBAIYAT STANZA

:  an iambic pentameter quatrain with a rhyme scheme aaba

Origin of RUBAIYAT STANZA

The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, quatrains translated by Edward FitzGerald (1859)
First Known Use: 1940

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