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octet

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noun oc·tet \äk-ˈtet\

Simple Definition of octet

  • : a song or piece of music performed by eight singers or musicians

  • : a group of eight singers or musicians who perform an octet

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of octet

  1. 1 :  a musical composition for eight instruments or voices

  2. 2 :  a group or set of eight: as a :  octave 2b b :  the performers of an octet


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