Latin definition for: hyperboleus, hyperbolei


  • declension: 2nd declension
  • gender: feminine


  1. highest tetrachord in 2-octave scale
  2. notes/strings in highest pitch tetrachord
  • Age: Latin not in use in Classical times (6-10th centuries) Christian
  • Area: Drama, Music, Theater, Art, Painting, Sculpture
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: 2 or 3 citations
  • Source: Souter, “A Glossary of Later Latin to 600 A.D.”, Oxford 1949

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