Skip to main content
Select Source:

villanelle

villanelle †rustic song or tune XVI; pastoral or lyric poem in stanza form with two rhymes throughout XIX. — F. — It. villanella, fem. of villanello rural, rustic, f. villano peasant = (O)F. vilain VILLAIN.

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"villanelle." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology. . Encyclopedia.com. 24 Nov. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"villanelle." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology. . Encyclopedia.com. (November 24, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/villanelle-0

"villanelle." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology. . Retrieved November 24, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/villanelle-0

villanelle

villanelleAdele, Aix-la-Chapelle, aquarelle, artel, au naturel, bagatelle, béchamel, befell, bell, belle, boatel, Brunel, Cadell, carousel, cartel, cell, Chanel, chanterelle, clientele, Clonmel, compel, Cornell, crime passionnel, dell, demoiselle, dispel, dwell, el, ell, Estelle, excel, expel, farewell, fell, Fidel, fontanelle, foretell, Gabrielle, gazelle, gel, Giselle, hell, hotel, impel, knell, lapel, mademoiselle, maître d'hôtel, Manuel, marcel, matériel, mesdemoiselles, Michel, Michelle, Miguel, misspell, morel, moschatel, Moselle, motel, muscatel, nacelle, Nell, Nobel, Noel, organelle, outsell, Parnell, pell-mell, personnel, propel, quell, quenelle, rappel, Raquel, Ravel, rebel, repel, Rochelle, Sahel, sardelle, sell, shell, show-and-tell, smell, Snell, spell, spinel, swell, tell, undersell, vielle, villanelle, well, yell •Buñuel • Pachelbel • handbell •barbell • harebell • decibel • doorbell •cowbell • bluebell • Annabel •mirabelle • Christabel • Jezebel •Isabel, Isobel •nutshell • infidel • asphodel •zinfandel • Grenfell • Hillel • parallel •Cozumel • caramel • Fresnel •pimpernel • pipistrelle • Tricel •filoselle

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"villanelle." Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes. . Encyclopedia.com. 24 Nov. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"villanelle." Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes. . Encyclopedia.com. (November 24, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/villanelle

"villanelle." Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes. . Retrieved November 24, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/villanelle