Rhyme is a poem composed of lines with similar ending sounds.(noun)
An example of rhyme is the childrens' poem "Hickory Dickory Dock."
Rhyme is defined as to speak in words or phrases with the same ending sound or to create a written piece out of such phrases.(verb)
See rhyme in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME rime < OFr < rimer, to rhyme, prob. < Frank *rim, row, series, akin to OE, OHG rim, series, number < IE *rei- (> OIr rim, number) < base *are-, to join, fit (> art, ratio, rite): form infl. by assoc. with L rhythmus, rhythm
See rhyme in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Alteration (influenced by rhythm)
Origin: of Middle English rime
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , of Germanic origin; see ar- in Indo-European roots.
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