ron·del (rŏndəl, rŏn-dĕl)
1. A poem similar to a rondeau, having 13 or 14 lines with two rhymes throughout. The first and second lines reappear in the middle and at the end, although sometimes only the first line appears at the end.
2. often ron·delle (rŏn-dĕl) A rounded or circular object.
[Middle English, from Old French, diminutive of ronde, circle, round; see ROUND1.]
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