rondelet

noun
ron·​de·​let | \ ˌrän-də-ˈlet How to pronounce rondelet (audio) , -ˈlā \

Definition of rondelet

: a modified rondeau consisting usually of seven lines in which the first line of four syllables is repeated as the third line and as the final line or refrain and the remaining lines are made up of eight syllables each

First Known Use of rondelet

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Rondelet.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rondelet. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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