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rondelet

[ron-dl-et, ron-dl-et] /ˈrɒn dlˌɛt, ˌrɒn dlˈɛt/
noun
1.
a short poem of fixed form, consisting of five lines on two rhymes, and having the opening words or word used after the second and fifth lines as an unrhymed refrain.
Origin
1565-1575
1565-75; < Middle French, diminutive of rondel rondel; see -et
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rondelet

/ˈrɒndəˌlɛt/
noun
1.
a brief rondeau, having five or seven lines and a refrain taken from the first line
Word Origin
C16: from Old French: a little rondel
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