serpentine verse


Definition of serpentine verse

: a line of verse beginning and ending with the same word

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History and Etymology for serpentine verse

serpentine entry 1; from the frequent depiction of serpents with their tails in their mouths

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“Serpentine verse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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