partimen

noun
par·​ti·​men | \ ¦pärtə¦men \
plural -s

Definition of partimen

: a lyric poem of dispute composed by Provençal troubadours and characterized by a more limited range of debate than a tenson

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History and Etymology for partimen

Provençal, literally, division, from parti to divide (from Latin partire, partiri) + -men -ment (from Latin -mentum)

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“Partimen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/partimen. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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