[ men-sher-uh l, -ser- ]
/ ˈmɛn ʃər əl, -sər- /
pertaining to measure.
Words nearby mensural
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Examples from the Web for mensural
The signs of time were placed over the stave, and were not repeated unless the mensural values changed.
British Dictionary definitions for mensural
/ (ˈmɛnʃərəl) /
of or involving measure
music of or relating to music in which notes have fixed values in relation to each other
Word Origin for mensural
C17: from Late Latin mēnsūrālis, from mēnsūra measure
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