from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. 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.

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  • n. A form of rhyme with identical sounds, example "pear" and "pair".


French : rime, rhyme + riche, rich.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


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