Meaning of solfeggio

sol•feg•gio

Pronunciation: (sol-fej'ō, -fej'ē-ō"), [key]
— pl. -feg•gi -feg•gios.
  1. a vocal exercise in which the sol-fa syllables are used.
  2. the use of the sol-fa syllables to name or represent the tones of a melody or voice part, or the tones of the scale, or of a particular series, as the scale of C; solmization.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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