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limerick

noun [C]  /ˈlɪm·ər·ɪk/ us  
a humorous poem with five lines, the first two lines having the same final sound as the last line
Translations of “limerick”
in Spanish quintilla humorística…
in French poème humoristique…
in German der Limerik…
in Chinese (Traditional) 五行打油詩…
in Chinese (Simplified) 五行打油诗…
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