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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
  1. musical part or section that holds or performs the main melody, as opposed to the contratenor bassus and contratenor altus, who perform countermelodies.
  2. musical range or section higher than bass and lower than alto. Also a person, instrument, or group that performs in that range.
  3. tone, as in "I don't like the tenor of this conversation."
  4. The subject in a metaphor to which attributes are ascribed.

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