rime suffisante

rime suf·​fi·​sante | \ ˌrēmˌsüfēˈzäⁿt \
plural rimes suffisantes\ " \

Definition of rime suffisante

: 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

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History and Etymology for rime suffisante

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 27 Oct. 2021.

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