mixolydian mode

[ mik-suh-lid-ee-uh n, mik- ]
/ ˈmɪk səˈlɪd i ən, ˌmɪk- /

noun Music.

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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