villanelle

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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.

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