multitone

adjective
mul·​ti·​tone | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈtōn How to pronounce multitone (audio) , -ˌtī- \
variants: or less commonly multitoned \ ˌməl-​tē-​ˈtōnd How to pronounce multitoned (audio) , -​ˌtī-​ \

Definition of multitone

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

First Known Use of multitone

1843, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Multitone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multitone. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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