noun oc·tet \äk-ˈtet\

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

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

Full Definition of OCTET

:  a musical composition for eight instruments or voices
:  a group or set of eight: as
a :  octave 2b
b :  the performers of an octet

First Known Use of OCTET



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