- a group of three lines of verse that rhyme together or are connected by rhyme with adjacent groups of three lines
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ter•cet (tûr′sit, tûr set′),USA pronunciation n.
- Poetry[Pros.]a group of three lines rhyming together or connected by rhyme with the adjacent group or groups of three lines.
- Music and Dancetriplet (def. 5).
- Latin tertius. See -et
- Italian terzetto, diminutive of terzo third
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tercet /ˈtɜːsɪt; tɜːˈsɛt/ n
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