variants or less commonly terzet or terzett
plural terzettos
also terzets or terzetts
: a musical composition for three voices : trio

Word History


Italian terzetto

First Known Use

circa 1749, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of terzetto was circa 1749

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“Terzetto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/terzetto. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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