\ maⁿˈdrwät \

Definition of main droite

: with the right hand used as a direction in keyboard music abbreviation M.D.

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History and Etymology for main droite

French, literally, right hand, from main hand (from Latin manus) + droite, feminine of droit right, direct, straight, from Latin directus direct, straight (adjective)

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“Main droite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/main%20droite. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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