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double rhyme

noun
1.
See under feminine rhyme.

feminine rhyme

noun, Prosody
1.
a rhyme either of two syllables of which the second is unstressed (double rhyme) as in motion, notion, or of three syllables of which the second and third are unstressed (triple rhyme) as in fortunate, importunate.
Also called female rhyme.
Origin of feminine rhyme
1865-1870
1865-70
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British Dictionary definitions for double rhyme

feminine rhyme

noun
1.
(prosody) a rhyme between words in which one, two, or more unstressed syllables follow a stressed one, as in elation, nation or merrily, verily Compare masculine rhyme
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