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melodic

[muh-lod-ik]
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adjective
  1. melodious.
  2. of or relating to melody, as distinguished from harmony and rhythm.

Origin of melodic

1815–25; < Late Latin melōdicus < Greek melōidikós. See melody, -ic
Related formsme·lod·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·me·lod·ic, adjectivenon·me·lod·i·cal·ly, adverbun·me·lod·ic, adjectiveun·me·lod·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for non-melodic

melodic

adjective
  1. of or relating to melody
  2. of or relating to a part in a piece of music
  3. tuneful or melodious
Derived Formsmelodically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for non-melodic

melodic

adj.

1818, from French mélodique, from Late Latin melodicus, from Greek melodikos, from melodia (see melody).

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