Definition of rime riche in US English:

rime riche

noun

Prosody
  • Rhyming in which the rhyming elements include matching consonants before the stressed vowel sounds (for example taken and mistaken, peer and pier); a rhyme having this property.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in The Monthly Review. From French rime riche from rime + riche.

Pronunciation

rime riche

/riːm ˈriːʃ/