Semibreve


Semibreve
Semibreve Sem"i*breve`, n. [Pref. semi- + breve: cf. F. semi-breve, It. semibreve.] [Formerly written {semibref}.] (Mus.) A note of half the time or duration of the breve; -- now usually called a whole note. It is the longest note in general use. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.