from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A form of poem written in rhyming couplets or quatrains, sometimes with a religious theme.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A litany beginning with the words, “Kyrie eleison.”

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as Eyrie eleïson.
  • n. A verse form in French poetry, divided into equal couplets ending with the same word, which serves as a refrain.


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