eigentone

noun

ei·​gen·​tone
"+ˌ-
: a tone or one of several tones produced by and characteristic of a vibrating body or system

Word History

Etymology

partial translation of German eigenton, from eigen- + ton tone

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“Eigentone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eigentone. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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