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Definition of tenor:

(n) : musical part or section that holds or performs the main melody, as opposed to the contratenor bassus and contratenor altus, who perform countermelodies; musical range or section higher than bass and lower than alto. Also a person, instrument, or group that performs in that range
(adj) : of or pertaining to the tenor part or range
"he has a tenor voice."
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Definition of tenor:

(n) : musical part or section that holds or performs the main melody, as opposed to the contratenor bassus and contratenor altus, who perform countermelodies; musical range or section higher than bass and lower than alto. Also a person, instrument, or group that performs in that range
(adj) : of or pertaining to the tenor part or range
"he has a tenor voice."

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