[kuh-lee-jee-uh m myoo-zi-kuh m; Latin koh-leg-ee-oo m moo-si-koo m]
a group of usually amateur musicians, often connected with a university, who meet to study and perform chiefly old or little-known music.
- collegiate church,
- collegiate institute,
- colles' fascia
Origin of collegium musicum
< New Latin: musical society
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