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triple rhyme

See under feminine rhyme.

feminine rhyme

noun, Prosody.
a rhyme either of two syllables of which the second is unstressed (double rhyme) as in motion, notion, or of three syllables of which the second and third are unstressed (triple rhyme) as in fortunate, importunate.
Also called female rhyme.
Origin of feminine rhyme
1865-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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feminine rhyme

(prosody) a rhyme between words in which one, two, or more unstressed syllables follow a stressed one, as in elation, nation or merrily, verily Compare masculine rhyme
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