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English definition of “octet”

octet

noun     /ɒkˈtet/ US  /ɑːk-/
[C, + sing/pl verb] a group of eight singers or musicians performing togetherGroups of musiciansMusical piecesSingers [C] a piece of music written for eight peopleMusical pieces
(Definition of octet noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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