sol·​feg·​gio säl-ˈfe-j(ē-ˌ)ō How to pronounce solfeggio (audio)
plural solfeggios

Examples of solfeggio in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Videos connected to his solfeggio system numbers — most crucially, 528 hertz — have clocked more than one billion views on YouTube. Los Angeles Times, 18 Feb. 2022 Laven has held YouTube symposiums, produced 528 music and eagerly advocated for the solfeggio system. Los Angeles Times, 18 Feb. 2022

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Word History


Italian, from sol-fa

First Known Use

1774, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of solfeggio was in 1774

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“Solfeggio.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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