villanelle

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the French villanelle, from Italian villanella, from villano (peasant), from Latin villanus (farmhand), from villa (estate). The origin references the pastoral themes originally associated with this form.

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Noun[edit]

villanelle (plural villanelles)

  1. (poetry) A type of poem, consisting of five tercets and one quatrain, with only two rhymes.

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

villanelle f (plural villanelles)

  1. villanelle

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

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villanelle f (plural villanelli)

  1. villanelle