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archaic a concord, as of sounds, voices, etc

[C16: from Latin concentus harmonious sounds, from concinere to sing together, from canere to sing]

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n. Archaic.

harmony; concord.

[1575–85; concentus harmony, chorus, literally, singing or playing together =concen-, variant s. of concinere to sing together (con- con– + -cinere, comb. form of canere to sing) + -tus suffix of v. action; compare chant]

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 a concord or harmony of sounds. See also concert, consort.

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