14th century, in the meaning defined above
Middle English, from Medieval Latin pneuma, neuma, from Greek pneuma breath — more at pneumatic
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“Neume.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neume. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.
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