multitone

adjective

mul·​ti·​tone ˌməl-tē-ˈtōn How to pronounce multitone (audio)
-ˌtī-
variants or less commonly multitoned
1
: including or composed of more than two different musical tones
a multitone alarm
2
: having or being more than two colors and especially similar but slightly different colors
multitone leather

Word History

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of multitone was in 1843

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“Multitone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multitone. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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