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Meaning of MOTET

Pronunciation:  mow'tet

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an unaccompanied choral composition with sacred lyrics; intended to be sung as part of a church service; originated in the 13th century
 

MOTET is a 5 letter word that starts with M.

 

 See Also: composition, musical composition, opus, piece, piece of music

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mo*tet"\, n. [F., a dim. of mot word; cf. It. mottetto,
dim. of motto word, device. See {Mot}, {Motto}.] (Mus.)
A composition adapted to sacred words in the elaborate
polyphonic church style; an anthem.

 

 

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