breve rest

noun

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

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Word History

First Known Use

1712, in the meaning defined above

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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 26 Sep. 2022.

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