- motais operation,
- mote spoon,
- moth bean,
- moth mullein,
- moth orchid,
Origin of motet
Examples from the Web for motet
On no account would they use the organ to accompany a motet.The Boy's Voice|J. Spencer Curwen
His first book of motets appeared at Antwerp in 1556, containing the motet in honour of Cardinal Pole.
The text is taken from the Old Testament, together with part of a hymn or a chorale, and Bach called it a motet.
The order on this occasion was a prelude on the organ, then a motet, then the kyrie, which was preceded by a prelude on the organ.
De Linant gave me words proper to the subject, and in a week after I had received them the motet was finished.The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Complete|Jean Jacques Rousseau
Word Origin for motet
"choral composition on a sacred text," late 14c., from Old French motet (13c.), diminutive of mot "word" (see mot).