Try Our Apps


Avoid these words. Seriously.

Ars Nova

[ahrz noh-vuh, ahrs] /ˈɑrz ˈnoʊ və, ˈɑrs/
noun, Music.
the style of composition characteristic of the 14th century in France and Italy.
Compare Ars Antiqua.
Origin of Ars Nova
< Medieval Latin: new art Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for Ars Nova

ars nova

/ˈɑːz ˈnəʊvə/
a style of music of the 14th century, characterized by great freedom and variety of rhythm and melody contrasted with the strictness of the music of the 13th century
Word Origin
Latin, literally: new art
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for ars nova

Word Value for Ars

Scrabble Words With Friends