recital


re·cit·al

noun \ri-ˈsī-təl\

: a dance or musical performance

: the act of reading something out loud or saying something from memory usually for an audience

: a long description or list that includes many things

Full Definition of RECITAL

1
a :  a detailed account :  enumeration <a recital of names and dates>
b :  the act or process or an instance of reciting
c :  discourse, narration <a colorful recital of a night on the town>
2
a :  a concert given by an individual musician or dancer or by a dance troupe
b :  a public exhibition of skill given by music or dance pupils
re·cit·al·ist \-təl-ist\ noun

First Known Use of RECITAL

1536

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