par·​ti·​tur | \ ¦pärtə¦tu̇(ə)r \
variants: or partitura \ ˌ⸗⸗ˈtu̇rə \
plural -s

Definition of partitur

: a full musical score showing each part on a separate line or staff

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History and Etymology for partitur

partitur from German, from Italian partitura, from partito (past participle of partire to divide, go away, from Latin partire, partiri to divide) + -ura -ure (from Latin); partitura from Italian

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“Partitur.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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