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septet

noun sep·tet \sep-ˈtet\

: a group of seven singers or musicians who perform together

: a piece of music that is meant to be performed by seven people

Full Definition of SEPTET

1
:  a musical composition for seven instruments or voices
2
:  a group or set of seven; especially :  the performers of a septet

Origin of SEPTET

German, from Latin septem
First Known Use: 1828

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