magadize

intransitive verb mag·a·dize \-ˌdīz\

Definition of magadize

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. 1 :  to sing or play in octaves the Greek practice of magadizing, in which … lay the fundamental principle of polyphony — H. E. Wooldridge

  2. 2 :  to play on the magadis

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Origin and Etymology of magadize

Greek magadizein, from magadis + -izein -ize


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