rime suffisante

noun

rime suf·​fi·​sante
ˌrēmˌsüfēˈzäⁿt
plural rimes suffisantes
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: end rhyme produced by agreement in sound of an accented final vowel and following final consonant or consonants if any
in English, dip and ship, flee and see are rimes suffisantes
distinguished from rime riche

Word History

Etymology

French, literally, sufficient rhyme

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“Rime suffisante.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rime%20suffisante. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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