romaunt

[roh-mahnt, -mawnt]
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noun Archaic.

a romantic tale or poem; romance.

Nearby words

  1. romanticist,
  2. romanticize,
  3. romanus,
  4. romany,
  5. romanza,
  6. rombauer,
  7. romberg,
  8. romberg's sign,
  9. romberg, sigmund,
  10. 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

noun

archaic a verse romance

Word Origin for romaunt

C16: from Old French; see romantic

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