bassus

noun
bas·​sus | \ ˈba-səs \
plural bassi\ ˈba-​sē How to pronounce bassus (audio) \

Definition of bassus

: the bass part in early polyphonic music

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History and Etymology for bassus

Medieval Latin

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bass trumpet

bassus

bass viol

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“Bassus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bassus. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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