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romaunt

[roh-mahnt, -mawnt]
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noun Archaic.
  1. a romantic tale or poem; romance.
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Origin of romaunt

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

noun
  1. archaic a verse romance
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Word Origin

C16: from Old French; see romantic
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