romaunt

romaunt

[roh-mahnt, -mawnt]
noun Archaic.
a romantic tale or poem; romance.

Origin:
1520–30; < Anglo-French, variant of Old French romant romance1

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romaunt (rəˈmɔːnt)
 
n
archaic a verse romance
 
[C16: from Old French; see romantic]

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