qasida

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

Origin of qasida

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