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



    BrE BrE//sepˈtet//
    ; NAmE NAmE//sepˈtet//
    Pieces of music
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  1. 1[countable + singular or plural verb] a group of seven musicians or singers
  2. 2[countable] a piece of music for seven musicians or singers See related entries: Pieces of music
  3. Word Originearly 19th cent.: from German Septett, from Latin septem ‘seven’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: septet