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polyphonic

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adjective poly·phon·ic \ˌpä-lē-ˈfä-nik\

Definition of polyphonic

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or marked by polyphony

  2. 2 :  being a polyphone

polyphonically

play \ˌpä-lē-ˈfä-ni-k(ə-)lē\ or

polyphonously

adverb


1782

First Known Use of polyphonic

1782

Variants of polyphonic

or

polyphonous

play \pə-ˈli-fə-nəs\

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