rime riche

[ 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.

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Origin of rime riche

1900–05; <French: literally, rich rhyme
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British Dictionary definitions for rime riche

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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