rubáiyát

/ (ˈruːbaɪˌjæt) /

noun

prosody (in Persian poetry) a verse form consisting of four-line stanzas

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Word Origin for rubáiyát

C19: from Arabic rubā'īyah, from rubā'īy consisting of four elements
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