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[n] an unaccompanied choral composition with sacred lyrics; intended to be sung as part of a church service; originated in the 13th century

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\Mo*tet"\, n. [F., a dim. of mot word; cf. It. mottetto, dim. of motto word, device. See {Mot}, {Motto}.] (Mus.) A composition adapted to sacred words in the elaborate polyphonic church style; an anthem.

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