submediant

noun
sub·​me·​di·​ant | \ˌsəb-ˈmē-dē-ənt \

Definition of submediant 

: the sixth tone of a major or minor scale

First Known Use of submediant

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about submediant

Share submediant

Dictionary Entries near submediant

submaximal

submedial

submedian

submediant

submen

submentum

submenu

Statistics for submediant

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for submediant

The first known use of submediant was circa 1775

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on submediant

See words that rhyme with submediant

Britannica English: Translation of submediant for Arabic Speakers

Comments on submediant

What made you want to look up submediant? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

by force of circumstances

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!