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ninth chord

noun, Music.
a chord formed by the superposition of four thirds.
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First recorded in 1945-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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ninth chord

a chord much used in jazz and pop, consisting of a major or minor triad with the seventh and ninth added above the root Often shortened to ninth
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