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romaunt

[ roh-mahnt, -mawnt ]
/ roʊˈmɑnt, -ˈmɔnt /
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noun Archaic.

a romantic tale or poem; romance.

Nearby words

romanticist, romanticize, romanus, romany, romanza, romaunt, rombauer, romberg, romberg's sign, romberg, sigmund, romblon islands

Origin of romaunt

1520–30; < Anglo-French, variant of Old French romant romance1
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British Dictionary definitions for romaunt

romaunt

/ (rəˈmɔːnt) /

noun

archaic a verse romance

Word Origin for romaunt

C16: from Old French; see romantic
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