noun, plural clau·su·lae [klaw-zhuh-lee] /ˈklɔ ʒəˌli/. Music.
an ornamented cadence especially in early Renaissance music.
Origin of clausula
< Latin: a closing, conclusion, equivalent to claus(us) (past participle of claudere to close) + -ula -ule
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