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planh

[plah-nyuh]
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  1. a Provençal elegiac poem.
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Origin of planh

1835–45; < Provençal < Latin planctus a striking, beating, lamentation. See plaint
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Historical Examples

  • The planh or Complaint was a dirge or funeral song written generally in decasyllabics.

    A Short History of French Literature

    George Saintsbury