submediant

noun
sub·​me·​di·​ant | \ ˌsəb-ˈmē-dē-ənt How to pronounce submediant (audio) \

Definition of submediant

: the sixth tone of a major or minor scale

First Known Use of submediant

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of submediant was circa 1775

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“Submediant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/submediant. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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