clivis

noun
cli·​vis | \ ˈklīvə̇s, ˈklēv- \
plural -es

Definition of clivis

: a neume denoting two notes or tones with the first higher in pitch than the second

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History and Etymology for clivis

Medieval Latin

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“Clivis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clivis. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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