noun semi·chorus \"+\

Definition of semichorus

  1. :  a musical passage to be sung by a selected portion of the voices (as by a few from each part or by either the male or female voices only) in contrast with the full chorus; also :  the portion of voices or singers that sing such a passage

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Origin and Etymology of semichorus

semi- + chorus

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