pentatonic

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adjective pen·ta·ton·ic \ˌpen-tə-ˈtä-nik\

Definition of pentatonic

  1. :  consisting of five tones; specifically :  being or relating to a scale in which the tones are arranged like a major scale with the fourth and seventh tones omitted

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1864

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