Gregorian tone


Definition of Gregorian tone

1 archaic : psalm tone
2 archaic : church mode

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First Known Use of Gregorian tone

1730, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Gregorian tone

Gregorian entry 2

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The first known use of Gregorian tone was in 1730

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“Gregorian tone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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