octavate + -ed
octavated (not comparable)
- (music, rare, of an instrument) Altered to sound a pitch one octave lower than its usual range.
- 1987, Bastiaan Blomhert, The Harmoniemusik of Die Entführung aus dem Serail by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, page 60
- Ob 2 = violin 2 (octavated, except bar 4, which is from basset-horn 2)