septet

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noun sep·tet \sep-ˈtet\

Definition of septet

  1. 1 :  a musical composition for seven instruments or voices

  2. 2 :  a group or set of seven; especially :  the performers of a septet

Origin and Etymology of septet

German, from Latin septem


First Known Use: 1828


SEPTET Defined for English Language Learners

septet

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noun sep·tet \sep-ˈtet\

Definition of septet for English Language Learners

  • : a group of seven singers or musicians who perform together

  • : a piece of music that is meant to be performed by seven people


SEPTET Defined for Kids

septet

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noun sep·tet \sep-ˈtet\

Definition of septet for Students

  1. :  a group or set of seven

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