miniorchestra

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mini- +‎ orchestra

Noun[edit]

miniorchestra (plural not attested)

  1. (rare) A small orchestra.
    • 2009 February 28, Jon Pareles, “Turf-Sharing, When Indie Met Classical”, New York Times:
      The seven-member Bell Orchestre was indeed a miniorchestra, with strings, brass, woodwinds and percussion along with occasional guitar and analog electronic noise.