monodic

[ muh-nod-ik ]
/ məˈnɒd ɪk /
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adjective Music.

of or relating to monody.

Nearby words

  1. monod,
  2. monod, jacques,
  3. monodactylous,
  4. monodactyly,
  5. monodermoma,
  6. monodiplopia,
  7. monodisperse,
  8. monodist,
  9. monodomous,
  10. monodont

Origin of monodic

From the Greek word monōidikós, dating back to 1810–20. See monody, -ic

Related formsmo·nod·i·cal·ly, adverb

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Examples from the Web for monodic

  • Polyphonic music of every sort had now to go for a while; monodic music was coming in.

    Haydn|John F. Runciman