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Music a note having one eighth the duration of a whole note
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noun MusicThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A note having one-eighth the time value of a whole note.