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

 

rondo

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈrɒndəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrɑːndoʊ//
 
(pl. rondos) Pieces of music
 
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a piece of music in which the main tune is repeated several times, sometimes forming part of a longer piece See related entries: Pieces of music Word Origin late 18th cent.: Italian, from French rondeau, later form of rondel, from Old French, from rond ‘round’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: rondo