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English definition of “sextet”

sextet

noun [C]     /sekˈstet/
a group of six musicians or singers who play or sing together, or a piece of music for six players or singers : a jazz sextet a sextet for strings , oboe and flute Groups of musiciansMusical piecesSingers
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