breve rest

noun

Definition of breve rest

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

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First Known Use of breve rest

1712, in the meaning defined above

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“Breve rest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/breve%20rest. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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