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chordal

[ kawr-dl ]
/ ˈkɔr dl /
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adjective
of, relating to, or resembling a chord.
of or relating to music that is marked principally by vertical harmonic movement rather than by linear polyphony.
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Origin of chordal

First recorded in 1610–20; chord2 + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM chordal

pre·chord·al, adjective
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