collegium musicum

[kuh-lee-jee-uh m myoo-zi-kuh m; Latin koh-leg-ee-oo m moo-si-koo m]

noun

a group of usually amateur musicians, often connected with a university, who meet to study and perform chiefly old or little-known music.

Nearby words

  1. collegian,
  2. collegiate,
  3. collegiate church,
  4. collegiate institute,
  5. collegium,
  6. collembolan,
  7. collenchyma,
  8. collenchyme,
  9. colles,
  10. colles' fascia

Origin of collegium musicum

< New Latin: musical society

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