contraoctave

[ kon-truh-ok-tiv, -teyv ]
/ ˌkɒn trəˈɒk tɪv, -teɪv /

noun Music.

the octave between the second and third C's below middle C.

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Origin of contraoctave

First recorded in 1890–95; contra-2 + octave
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