common chord

noun

Definition of common chord

1 : a major or minor triad
2 : pivot chord

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First Known Use of common chord

1724, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Common chord.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/common%20chord. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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