rime richerime riche
pl. rimes riches′
rhyming of words or syllables pronounced and sometimes spelled alike but differing in meaning, as dear and deer
Origin of rime richeFr, literally , rich rhyme
nounpl. rimes riches
Rhyme using words or parts of words that are pronounced identically but have different meanings, for example, write-right or port-deport. Also called identical rhyme.
Origin of rime richeFrench : rime, rhyme + riche, rich.