from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A verse form composed of quatrains in which the second and fourth lines are repeated as the first and third lines of the following quatrain.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A poem, similar to a villanelle, that comprises a series of quatrains, the second and fourth lines of each stanza repeated as the first and third lines of the next.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See pantun.
French, from Malay pantun, verse composed using metonymy.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Malay pantun, via French. (Wiktionary)