Rondo vs Rondel - What's the difference?

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Rondo is a related term of rondel.


As nouns the difference between rondo and rondel

is that rondo is rondo 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.

rondo

English

(wikipedia rondo)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (music) A musical composition, commonly of a lively, cheerful character, in which the first strain recurs after each of the other strains.
  • A small, disk-shaped piece of food, especially a single-serving dessert or small piece of candy.
  • (plant) A dark-skinned grape, a hybrid of Vitis vinifera with and others.
  • 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