Musical Direction it is silent: a note to the performer to be silent for the indicated time
Origin of tacetL, 3d person; personal (grammar) singular , present tense indicative , of tacere, to be silent: see tacit
Be silent. Used chiefly as a direction.
Origin of tacetLatin third person sing. present tense of tacēre to be silent
From Latin tacÄ“re (to be silent)