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hemidemisemiquaver

[hem-ee-dem-ee-sem-ee-kwey-ver] /ˌhɛm iˌdɛm iˈsɛm iˌkweɪ vər/
noun, Music. Chiefly British
1.
a sixty-fourth note.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; hemi- + demisemiquaver
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British Dictionary definitions for hemi-demisemiquaver

hemidemisemiquaver

/ˌhɛmɪˌdɛmɪˈsɛmɪˌkweɪvə/
noun
1.
(music) a note having the time value of one sixty-fourth of a semibreve Usual US and Canadian name sixty-fourth note
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Word Origin and History for hemi-demisemiquaver

hemidemisemiquaver

n.

1848, from hemi- + demi- + semi- + quaver (n.).

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