symphonette

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noun sym·pho·nette \¦sim(p)-fə-¦net\

Definition of symphonette

plural

symphonettes

  1. 1 a :  a symphony orchestra that plays light music in addition to the standard classical repertoire b :  sinfonietta 2 c :  an amateur symphony orchestra

  2. 2 :  sinfonietta 1

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Origin and Etymology of symphonette

symphony + -ette


First Known Use: 1862


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