cinquain

noun
cin·​quain | \ ˈsiŋ-ˌkān How to pronounce cinquain (audio) , ˈsaŋ- How to pronounce cinquain (audio) \

Definition of cinquain

: a 5-line stanza

First Known Use of cinquain

1882, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cinquain

French, from cinq five, from Old French, from Latin quinque — more at five

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