polyrhythm


poly·rhythm

noun \ˈpä-lē-ˌri-thəm\

Definition of POLYRHYTHM

:  the simultaneous combination of contrasting rhythms in music
poly·rhyth·mic \ˌpä-lē-ˈrith-mik\ adjective
poly·rhyth·mi·cal·ly \-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of POLYRHYTHM

1929

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