mensural

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adjective men·su·ral \ˈmen(t)s-rəl, ˈmen(t)sh-; ˈmen(t)-sə-rəl, -shə-\

Definition of mensural

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or being polyphonic music originating in the 13th century with each note having a definite and exact time value

  2. 2 :  of or relating to measure

Origin and Etymology of mensural

Late Latin mensuralis measurable, from Latin mensura


First Known Use: circa 1580


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