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ITALIAN SONNET

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Italian sonnet mean? 

ITALIAN SONNET (noun)
  The noun ITALIAN SONNET has 1 sense:

1. a sonnet consisting of an octave with the rhyme pattern abbaabba, followed by a sestet with the rhyme pattern cdecde or cdcdcd

  Familiarity information: ITALIAN SONNET used as a noun is very rare.


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ITALIAN SONNET (noun)


Sense 1Italian sonnet [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A sonnet consisting of an octave with the rhyme pattern abbaabba, followed by a sestet with the rhyme pattern cdecde or cdcdcd

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

Italian sonnet; Petrarchan sonnet

Hypernyms ("Italian sonnet" is a kind of...):

sonnet (a verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme)


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