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subtonic

[suhb-ton-ik] /sʌbˈtɒn ɪk/
noun
1.
the seventh tone of a scale, being the next below the upper tonic.
Origin of subtonic
1825-1835
First recorded in 1825-35; sub- + tonic
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British Dictionary definitions for subtonic

subtonic

/sʌbˈtɒnɪk/
noun
1.
(music) the seventh degree of a major or minor scale Also called leading note
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