[ reem reesh ]
/ ˈrim ˈriʃ /
noun, plural rimes riches [reem reesh] /ˈrim ˈriʃ/. Prosody.
rhyme created by the use of two different words, or groups of words, of which both the stressed syllables and any following syllables are identical, as in lighted, delighted.
Origin of rime riche
1900–05; < French: literally, rich rhyme
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British Dictionary definitions for rime riche
/ (ˈriːm ˈriːʃ) /
noun plural rimes riches (ˈriːmˈriːʃ)
rhyme between words or syllables that are identical in sound, as in command/demand, pair/pear
Word Origin for rime riche
French, literally: rich rhyme
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