- 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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- rhyme between words or syllables that are identical in sound, as in command/demand, pair/pear
French, literally: rich rhyme
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