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gymel

[jim-uh l]
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noun Music.
  1. the technique, found in some medieval English music, of singing voice parts in parallel thirds.
Also gimel.

Origin of gymel

1350–1400; Middle English gimeles, gemeles twins < Middle French gemel, gimel twin; see gimmal, geminate
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