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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Music A small jazz band.
  • n. Informal The product or result of combining; a combination.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A small musical group.
  • n. A combination.
  • n. An action composed of a sequence of simpler actions, especially a composite attacking move in a fighting game.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a small band of jazz musicians.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a small band of jazz musicians

Etymologies

Short for combination.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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