Meaning of rondelet in English:

rondelet

noun

  • A short poem related to the rondeau, and typically consisting of five or seven lines with two rhymes; the verse form in which this is written; (also more generally) = "rondeau". Compare "rondel", roundlet .

    In the longer version, the opening part of the first line may be used as a refrain.

Pronunciation

rondelet

/?r?nd(?)l?t/ /?r?nd(?)l?t/

Origin

Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). From Middle French, French rondelet from rondel + -et.