feminine rhyme

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feminine rhyme

n.
A rhyme in which the final syllable is unstressed, as in feather/heather.

feminine rhyme

n
(Poetry) prosody a rhyme between words in which one, two, or more unstressed syllables follow a stressed one, as in elation, nation or merrily, verily. Compare masculine rhyme

fem′inine rhyme′



n.
a rhyme either of two syllables of which the second is unstressed (double rhyme), as in motion, notion, or of three syllables of which the second and third are unstressed (triple rhyme), as in fortunate, importunate.
[1865–70]