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submediant

[suhb-mee-dee-uh nt] /sʌbˈmi di ənt/
noun, Music.
1.
the sixth tone of a diatonic scale, being midway between the subdominant and the upper tonic.
Also called superdominant.
Origin of submediant
1800-1810
First recorded in 1800-10; sub- + mediant
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submediant

/sʌbˈmiːdɪənt/
noun
1.
the sixth degree of a major or minor scale
2.
a key or chord based on this
adjective
3.
of or relating to the submediant
Also (US and Canadian) superdominant
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