Definition of solmization
: the act, practice, or system of using syllables to denote the tones of a musical scale
Origin of solmization
French solmisation, from solmiser to sol-fa, from sol (from Medieval Latin) + mi (from Medieval Latin) + -iser -ize
First Known Use: 1730
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