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contraoctave

[ kon-truh-ok-tiv, -teyv ]

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of contraoctave1

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

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