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penillion

pennillion

/ (pɪˈnɪlɪən) /
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pl n singular penill (pɪˈnɪl)

the Welsh art or practice of singing poetry in counterpoint to a traditional melody played on the harp

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Word Origin for penillion

from Welsh: verses, plural of penill verse, stanza
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