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hypolydian mode

[hahy-poh-lid-ee-uh n, 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 C to C, with the final on F.
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Origin of hypolydian mode

1835–45; translation of Greek hypolýdios tónos; see hypo-, Lydian mode
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