huitain

noun hui·tain \wēˈtān, F wʸētaⁿ\

Definition of huitain

plural

huitains

\-ānz, -aⁿ(z)\
  1. 1 :  octastich

  2. 2 :  octave 2b

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Origin and Etymology of huitain

Middle French, from huit eight (from Latin octo) + -ain, from Latin -anus -an — more at eight


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