Coun"ter ten`or (t?n`?r). [OF. contreteneur. Cf. Contratenor, and see Tenor a part in music.] Mus.
One of the middle parts in music, between the tenor and the treble; high tenor.
Counter-tenor clef Mus., the C clef when placed on the third line; -- also called alto clef.
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