breve rest

noun

: a musical rest corresponding in duration to two whole notes see rest illustration

Word History

First Known Use

1712, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of breve rest was in 1712

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“Breve rest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/breve%20rest. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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