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hypodorian mode

[hahy-poh-dawr-ee-uh n, -dohr-, hip-oh-, hahy-poh-, hip-oh-]
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noun Music.
  1. a plagal church mode represented on the white keys of a keyboard instrument by an ascending scale from A to A, with the final on D.
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Origin of hypodorian mode

< Late Latin hypodōri(us) (< Greek hypodṓrion) + -an; see hypo-, Dorian
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