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mixolydian mode

[mik-suh-lid-ee-uh n, mik-]
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noun Music.
  1. an authentic church mode represented on the white keys of a keyboard instrument by an ascending scale from G to G.
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Origin of mixolydian mode

1770–80; < Greek mixolȳ́di(os) (mixo-, combining form of míxis a mingling + Lȳ́dios Lydian) + -an
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