eleventh chord

noun

a chord much used in jazz, consisting of a major or minor triad upon which are superimposed the seventh, ninth, and eleventh above the root

Nearby words

  1. eleven,
  2. eleven-plus,
  3. elevenses,
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  5. eleventh amendment,
  6. eleventh cranial nerve,
  7. eleventh hour,
  8. elevon,
  9. elevsís,
  10. elf

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