submediant

noun

sub·​me·​di·​ant ˌsəb-ˈmē-dē-ənt How to pronounce submediant (audio)
: the sixth tone of a major or minor scale

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 3 Dec. 2022.

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submediant

noun

sub·​me·​di·​ant ˌsəb-ˈmēd-ē-ənt How to pronounce submediant (audio)
ˈsəb-
: the sixth tone of a minor or major scale

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