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qasida

[ kuh-see-duh ]
/ kəˈsi də /
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noun, plural qa·si·da, qa·si·das.Prosody.
an Arabic poem, usually in monorhyme, that may be satirical, elegiac, threatening, or laudatory.
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Origin of qasida

First recorded in 1810–20, qasida is from the Arabic word qaṣīdah
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