"tetrachord" Definition

  1. n. A scale series of four sounds, of which the extremes, or first and last, constituted a fourth. These extremes were immutable; the two middle sounds were changeable.

More About tetrachord

Position in dictionary: 99930 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "tetrachord": 1
Words that end with "tetrachord": 1
Words that contain "tetrachord": 1
Next words in dictionary: tetrachotomous, tetracid, tetracoccous, tetracolon, tetracoralla
Previous words in dictionary: tetracarpel, tetrabranchiate, tetrabranchiata, tetraboric, tetrabasic

English Dictionary Definition of tetrachord

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