Sextet definition

sĕk-stĕt
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A group of six.
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A composition for six voices or six instruments.
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A group of six singers or six instrumentalists.
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A group of six persons or things.
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A composition for six voices or six instruments.
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A group of six performers of such a composition, or any group of six musicians playing together.
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(music) A composition for six voices or instruments.
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A group of six singers or instrumentalists.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
sextet
Plural:
sextets

Origin of sextet

  • Alteration of sestet

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