Mensural meaning

mĕnsər-əl, -shər-
Of or relating to measure.
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(music) Having notes of fixed rhythmic value.
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Of measure.
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(music) Designating or of polyphonic music in which each note is given a strictly determined value.
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Of or pertaining to measure or measurement.
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(music) Having a fixed rhythm.
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Origin of mensural

  • Late Latin mēnsūrālis from Latin mēnsūra measure measure

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition