ron·​de·​let ˌrän-də-ˈlet How to pronounce rondelet (audio)
: 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

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First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rondelet was in the 15th century

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“Rondelet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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