music (in classical Greece) the interval of a perfect fifth
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How to use diapente in a sentence
In veterinary medicine it is also used as a tonic, and enters into a well-known compound called diapente as a chief ingredient.
We have seen that in the sixth century it was described by Victor of Capua as diapente, "by five," instead of "by four."Supernatural Religion, Vol. II. (of III) | Walter Richard Cassels