from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Music Of or using only five tones, usually the first, second, third, fifth, and sixth tones of a diatonic scale.
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- adj. Based on five tones.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In music, consisting of five tones; especially, pertaining to a pentatonic scale (which see, under scale).
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- adj. relating to a pentatonic scale
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