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septet

[sep-tet] /sɛpˈtɛt/
noun
1.
any group of seven persons or things.
2.
a company of seven singers or musicians.
3.
a musical composition for seven voices or instruments.
Also, especially British, septette.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; < German; see septi-, -et
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British Dictionary definitions for septet

septet

/sɛpˈtɛt/
noun
1.
(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
Word Origin
C19: from German, from Latin septem seven
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Word Origin and History for septet
n.

1828, from German Septett, from Latin septem "seven" (see seven).

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