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Definition of motet noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

motet

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//məʊˈtet//
 
; NAmE NAmE//moʊˈtet//
 
 
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a short piece of church music, usually for voices only compare cantata Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French, diminutive of mot ‘word’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: motet