bebization

noun

be·​bi·​za·​tion
ˌbā-bə-ˈzā-shən
plural -s
: an obsolete musical solmization using the syllables la, be, ce, de, me, fe, ge

Word History

Etymology

German bebisation, irregular from be, one of the notes of this scale + -isation -ization

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“Bebization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bebization. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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