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Noun: rondeau (rondeaux)  rón-dow
  1. A musical form that is often the last movement of a sonata
    - rondo
     
  2. A French verse form of 10 or 13 lines running on two rhymes; the opening phrase is repeated as the refrain of the second and third stanzas
    - rondel

Derived forms: rondeaux

Type of: classical, classical music, poem, serious music, verse form

Encyclopedia: Rondeau