Adjective "mensural" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈmɛnʃ(ə)r(ə)l//ˈmɛnsjər(ə)l/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Of or involving measuring.
  1. 'We measured the asymmetry of five mensural and seven meristic characters of 175 collared lizards from north-central Oklahoma.'
  2. 'mensural notation'
  3. 'A Josquin mensural canon highlighted the unusual nature of this group's repertoire and rounded off their stimulating recital with fresh imagination.'

Definitions

1. pertaining to measure.

More examples(as adjective)

"traditions can be mensural."

"systems can be mensural."

"notations can be mensural."

"musics can be mensural."

Origin

Late 16th century: from Latin mensuralis, from mensura ‘measure’.