from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. five notes (pitch classes) in a scale

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An ancient instrument of music with five strings.
  • n. An order or system of five sounds.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In music: A diatonic series of five tones.
  • n. An instrument with five strings. Compare hexachord, monochord, etc.


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