solfège


sol·fège

noun \säl-ˈfezh\

Definition of SOLFÈGE

1
:  the application of the sol-fa syllables to a musical scale or to a melody
2
:  a singing exercise especially using sol-fa syllables; also :  practice in sight-reading vocal music using the sol-fa syllables

Origin of SOLFÈGE

French, from Italian solfeggio
First Known Use: circa 1903

Rhymes with SOLFÈGE

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