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Etymology:

From Arabic قصيدة (qaṣīda).


Noun:

qasida (plural qasidas) An Arabic or Persian elegiac monorhyme poem, usually having a tripartite structure. 1958, Lawrence Durrell, Balthazar: He was delighted to hear some music and listened with emotion to the wild qasidas that the old man sang – songs of the Arab canon full of the wild heart-sickness of the desert. 2000: María Rosa Menocal, Raymond P. Scheindlin, The Literature of Al-Andalus The qasida is a formal multithematic ode addressed to a member of the elite in praise.


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