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Petrarchan sonnet

Petrarchan sonnet

 
pronunciation:
p trar kn sa niht
part of speech: noun
definition: an Italian sonnet form made popular by Petrarch, consisting of an octave and a sestet. (Cf. Shakespearean sonnet.)