romaunt

[ roh-mahnt, -mawnt ]
/ roʊˈmɑnt, -ˈmɔnt /

noun Archaic.

a romantic tale or poem; romance.

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Origin of romaunt

1520–30; <Anglo-French, variant of Old French romantromance1
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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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