triplum

noun
trip·​lum | \ ˈtripləm \
plural -s

Definition of triplum

1 : the third voice part in medieval polyphony counting upward from the tenor inclusive
2 : a musical composition for three voice parts

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History and Etymology for triplum

Medieval Latin, from neuter of Latin triplus triple

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“Triplum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/triplum. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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