monorhyme
noun Date: 1731 a strophe or poem in which all the lines have the same end rhyme • monorhymed adjective

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  • Monorhyme — is a rhyme scheme in which each line has an identical rhyme. This is common in Arabic, Latin, and Welsh works, such as The Book of One Thousand and One Nights, e.g. Qasida and its derivative Kafi. Monorhyme is also used in the third verse of… …   Wikipedia

  • Monorhyme — Mon o*rhyme, n. [Mono + rhyme: cf. F. monorime.] A composition in verse, in which all the lines end with the same rhyme. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monorhyme — /mon euh ruym /, n. Pros. a poem or stanza in which all the lines rhyme with each other. [1725 35; MONO + RHYME] * * * ▪ literature       a strophe or poem in which all the lines have the same end rhyme. Monorhymes are rare in English but are a… …   Universalium

  • monorhyme — mono·rhyme …   English syllables

  • monorhyme — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Islamic arts — Visual, literary, and performing arts of the populations that adopted Islam from the 7th century. Islamic visual arts are decorative, colourful, and, in religious art, nonrepresentational; the characteristic Islamic decoration is the arabesque.… …   Universalium

  • Persian literature — Introduction       body of writings in New Persian (also called Modern Persian), the form of the Persian language written since the 9th century with a slightly extended form of the Arabic alphabet and with many Arabic loanwords. The literary form …   Universalium

  • monorhymed — adjective see monorhyme * * * monˈorhymed adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑monorhyme …   Useful english dictionary

  • monorhymed — adjective see monorhyme …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Chanson de geste — Roland pledges his fealty to Charlemagne; from a manuscript of a chanson de geste. The chansons de geste, Old French for songs of heroic deeds , are the epic poems that appear at the dawn of French literature. The earliest known examples date… …   Wikipedia

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