Definition of quatrain noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkwɒtreɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɑːtreɪn//
(specialist) Poetry
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a poem or verse of a poem that has four lines See related entries: Poetry Word Origin late 16th cent.: from French, from quatre ‘four’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: quatrain