senryu

noun
sen·ryu | \ˈsen-rē-(ˌ)ü \
plural senryu

Definition of senryu 

: a 3-line unrhymed Japanese poem structurally similar to haiku but treating human nature usually in an ironic or satiric vein

First Known Use of senryu

1938, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for senryu

Japanese

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