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accent mark

noun

Definition of ACCENT MARK

1
a :  accent 5a
b :  accent 8
2
a :  a symbol used to indicate musical stress
b :  a mark placed after a letter designating a note of music to indicate in which octave the note occurs

First Known Use of ACCENT MARK

1884

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