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villanelle

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vil=la=nelle

CIDE DICTIONARY

villanellen. [F.].
     A poem written in tercets with but two rhymes, the first and third verse of the first stanza alternating as the third verse in each successive stanza and forming a couplet at the close.  E. W. Gosse.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

villanelle, n. a usu. pastoral or lyrical poem of 19 lines, with only two rhymes throughout, and some lines repeated.

Etymology
F f. It. villanella fem. of villanello rural, dimin. of villano (as VILLAIN)

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