ghazel

noun ghaz·el \ˈgazəl\
variants: or

ghazal

less commonly

gazel

or

gasal

or

ghasel

\ˈgazəl\

Definition of ghazel

plural

-s

  1. :  an Arabic lyric poem that begins with a rhymed couplet whose rhyme is repeated in all even lines and that is especially common in Persian literature

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Origin and Etymology of ghazel

Arabic ghazal


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