sol·feg·gio (sōl-fĕjē-ō′, -fĕjō)
n. pl. sol·feg·gi (-fĕjē) or sol·feg·gios
1. Use of the sol-fa syllables to note the tones of the scale; solmization.
2. A singing exercise in which the sol-fa syllables are used instead of text.
[Italian, from solfa, sol-fa; see SOL-FA.]
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