ditone

noun di·tone \ˈdīˌtōn\

Definition of ditone

  1. :  the Greek musical interval of a major third comprehending two major steps, corresponding to the ratio 81:64, and being slightly larger than the modern major third

ditonic

\(ˈ)dī¦tänik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of ditone

Greek ditonon, from neuter of ditonos having two tones, from di- + tonos tone — more at tone


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