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superdominant

[soo-per-dom-uh-nuh nt]
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noun Music.
  1. submediant.

Origin of superdominant

First recorded in 1825–35; super- + dominant
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Examples from the Web for superdominant

Historical Examples

  • Tonic, dominant and superdominant of the ancient five-note scale.

    A Hundred and Seventy Chinese Poems

    Various


British Dictionary definitions for superdominant

superdominant

noun
  1. US and Canadian another word for submediant
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