mensuralist

noun men·su·ral·ist \ -ə̇st \

Definition of mensuralist

plural mensuralists
1 archaic : a composer of mensural music
2 : a person who believes that medieval plainsong notation indicates a variety of different note values often used before another noun
  • mensuralist notation

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First Known Use of mensuralist

1901

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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