romaunt

[roh-mahnt, -mawnt]

Origin of romaunt

1520–30; < Anglo-French, variant of Old French romant romance1
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romaunt

noun
  1. archaic a verse romance

Word Origin for romaunt

C16: from Old French; see romantic
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