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tritone

[trahy-tohn] /ˈtraɪˌtoʊn/
noun, Music.
1.
an interval consisting of three whole tones; an augmented fourth.
Origin of tritone
1600-1610
1600-10; < Medieval Latin tritonus < Greek trítonos having three tones. See tri-, tone
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tritone

/ˈtraɪˌtəʊn/
noun
1.
a musical interval consisting of three whole tones; augmented fourth
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