Rondelet vs Rondel - What's the difference?

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Rondelet is a related term of rondel.


As nouns the difference between rondelet and rondel

is that rondelet is a metric verse (form), modeled after the rondeau, in two rhymes over seven lines, the first (in four syllables) being repeated as third and refrain (final one), each other line having eight syllables while rondel is a metric form of verse using two rhymes, usually fourteen 8- to 10-syllable lines in three stanzas, with the first lines of the first stanza returning as refrain of the next two.

rondelet

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A metric verse (form), modeled after the rondeau, in two rhymes over seven lines, the first (in four syllables) being repeated as third and refrain (final one), each other line having eight syllables
  • Anagrams

    * ----

    rondel

    English

    Alternative forms

    * rondelle (uncommon in the musical or poetic senses) * (dagger) roundel

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A metric form of verse using two rhymes, usually fourteen 8- to 10-syllable lines in three stanzas, with the first lines of the first stanza returning as refrain of the next two.
  • A poem in the above form.
  • The verse form rondeau.
  • A poem in the above rondeau form.
  • A rondelle, (small) circular object.
  • A long thin medieval dagger with a circular guard and a circular pommel (hence the name).
  • A small round tower erected at the foot of a bastion.
  • Synonyms

    * roundel