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1. Of or relating to measure.
2. Music Having notes of fixed rhythmic value.
[Late Latin mēnsūrālis, from Latin mēnsūra, measure; see measure.]
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1. of or involving measure
2. (Music, other) music of or relating to music in which notes have fixed values in relation to each other
[C17: from Late Latin mēnsūrālis, from mēnsūra measure]
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men•su•ral(ˈmɛn ʃər əl, -sər-)
pertaining to measure.
[1600–10; < Late Latin]
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|Adj.||1.||mensural - of or relating to measure|
|2.||mensural - having notes of fixed rhythmic value|
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
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