part-song

noun
\ ˈpärt-ˌsȯŋ How to pronounce part-song (audio) \

Definition of part-song

: a usually unaccompanied song consisting of two or more voice parts with one part carrying the melody

First Known Use of part-song

1731, in the meaning defined above

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“Part-song.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/part-song. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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