• synonyms

hypodorian mode

[ hahy-poh-dawr-ee-uh n, -dohr-, hip-oh-, hahy-poh-, hip-oh- ]
/ ˈhaɪ poʊˈdɔr i ən, -ˈdoʊr-, ˈhɪp oʊ-, ˌhaɪ poʊ-, ˌhɪp oʊ- /

noun Music.

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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Nearby words

hypodermic tablet, hypodermis, hypodermoclysis, hypodontia, hypodorian, hypodorian mode, hypodynamia, hypodynamic, hypoeccrisis, hypoergia, hypoesophoria

Origin of hypodorian mode

< Late Latin hypodōri(us) (< Greek hypodṓrion) + -an; see hypo-, Dorian Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019