monophony

[ muh-nof-uh-nee ]
/ məˈnɒf ə ni /

noun, plural mo·noph·o·nies.

a musical style employing a single melodic line without accompaniment.

Nearby words

  1. monophasic,
  2. monophenol,
  3. monophenol oxidase,
  4. monophobia,
  5. monophonic,
  6. monophosphate,
  7. monophthalmos,
  8. monophthong,
  9. monophthongize,
  10. monophyletic

Origin of monophony

First recorded in 1885–90; mono- + -phony

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