Rubaiyat stanza

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noun Ru·bai·yat stanza \ˈrü-bē-ˌät-, -ˌbī-, -ˌat-\

Definition of Rubaiyat stanza

  1. :  an iambic pentameter quatrain with a rhyme scheme aaba

Origin and Etymology of rubaiyat stanza

The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, quatrains translated by Edward FitzGerald (1859)


First Known Use: 1940


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