common chord

noun

music a chord consisting of the keynote, a major or minor third, and a perfect fifththe notes G, B, and D form the common chord of G major

Nearby words

  1. common cardinal vein,
  2. common carotid artery,
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  5. common cause,
  6. common cold,
  7. common core,
  8. common cost,
  9. common council,
  10. common denominator

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