verset

noun
vers·​et | \ˈvər-sət, -ˌset;ˌvər-ˈset\

Definition of verset 

: a short verse especially from a sacred book (such as the Koran)

First Known Use of verset

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for verset

Middle English, borrowed from Anglo-French, diminutive of vers verse entry 1

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