[ French shahnt-fah-bluh ]
/ French ʃɑ̃tˈfɑ blə /

noun, plural chante·fa·bles [shahnt-fah-bluh] /ʃɑ̃tˈfɑ blə/.

(in medieval French literature) a prose narrative interspersed with verse.

Origin of chantefable

From French; see origin at chant, fable Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for chantefable

  • Chantefable un peu Naïve and Clartés contain musical notations of rhythms.

    The Spell of Belgium|Isabel Anderson