Definitions

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  • noun countable A (stressed) word that rhymes with another, in that it begins with the same consonant, consonant cluster, or vowel.
  • noun This kind of rhyme.
  • verb To exhibit this kind of rhyme.

Etymologies

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stave (in reference to the stem of a word, its onset) + rhyme, possibly a calque of a Germanic term

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