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MADRIGAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does madrigal mean? 

MADRIGAL (noun)
  The noun MADRIGAL has 1 sense:

1. an unaccompanied partsong for 2 or 3 voices; follows a strict poetic form

  Familiarity information: MADRIGAL used as a noun is very rare.


MADRIGAL (verb)
  The verb MADRIGAL has 1 sense:

1. sing madrigals

  Familiarity information: MADRIGAL used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MADRIGAL (noun)


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Meaning:

An unaccompanied partsong for 2 or 3 voices; follows a strict poetic form

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("madrigal" is a kind of...):

partsong (a song with two or more voice parts)


MADRIGAL (verb)


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Meaning:

Sing madrigals

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Context example:

The group was madrigaling beautifully

Hypernyms (to "madrigal" is one way to...):

sing (deliver by singing)

Domain category:

music (musical activity (singing or whistling etc.))

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Sentence example:

Sam and Sue madrigal


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