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gymel

[ jim-uhl ]
/ ˈdʒɪm əl /
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noun Music.

the technique, found in some medieval English music, of singing voice parts in parallel thirds.

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Origin of gymel

1350–1400; Middle English gimeles, gemeles twins <Middle French gemel, gimel twin; see gimmal, geminate
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