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hemidemisemiquaver

[ hem-ee-dem-ee-sem-ee-kwey-ver ]

noun

, Music. Chiefly British.
  1. a sixty-fourth note.


hemidemisemiquaver

/ ˌhɛmɪˌdɛmɪˈsɛmɪˌkweɪvə /

noun

  1. music a note having the time value of one sixty-fourth of a semibreve Usual US and Canadian namesixty-fourth note


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Word History and Origins

Origin of hemidemisemiquaver1

First recorded in 1850–55; hemi- + demisemiquaver

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