inverted triad


Definition of inverted triad

: a musical triad with a note other than the root (see root ) in the bass

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First Known Use of inverted triad

1833, in the meaning defined above

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“Inverted triad.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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