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sep·tet

also sep·tette  (sĕp-tĕt′)
n.
1. Music
a. A composition for seven voices or seven instruments.
b. A group of seven singers or seven instrumentalists.
2. A group of seven.

[German Septett, from Latin septem, seven; see septm̥ in Indo-European roots.]

septet

(sɛpˈtɛt) or

septette

n
1. (Music, other) music a group of seven singers or instrumentalists or a piece of music composed for such a group
2. a group of seven people or things
[C19: from German, from Latin septem seven]

sep•tet

(sɛpˈtɛt)

n.
1. any group of seven persons or things.
2. a company of seven singers or musicians.
3. a musical composition for a septet.
[1830–40; < German; see septi-, -et]

Septet, Septette

 a set of seven, 1886; seven infants at a birth.
Examples: septette of watercolours, 1907; a septette (a field of seven horses in racing), 1886.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.septet - the cardinal number that is the sum of six and oneseptet - the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one
digit, figure - one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits"
2.septet - seven performers or singers who perform together
musical group, musical organisation, musical organization - an organization of musicians who perform together
3.septet - a set of seven similar things considered as a unit
set - a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth"
4.septet - seven people considered as a unit
assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
5.septet - a musical composition written for seven performers
musical composition, opus, piece of music, composition, piece - a musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements"
Translations

septet

[sepˈtet] Nsepteto m

septet

, septette
nSeptett nt
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I had hoped to be able to find the word HEPTETTES, a possible variant of SEPTETTES.