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12 entries found for music. The first 10 are listed below.
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Main Entry: mu·sic
Pronunciation: primarystressmyü-zik
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English musik "music," from early French musike (same meaning), from Latin musica (same meaning), from Greek mousikemacron "any art under the control or guidance of the Muses," derived from Mousa "Muse" --related to MUSEUM --see Word History at MUSEUM
1 a : the art of producing pleasing or expressive combinations of tones especially with melody, rhythm, and usually harmony b : a musical composition set down on paper <bring your music>
2 a : sounds that have rhythm, harmony, and melody b : an agreeable sound <the music of a brook>

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