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polytonal

[ pol-ee-tohn-l ]
/ ˌpɒl iˈtoʊn l /

adjective Music.

marked by or using polytonality.

Nearby words

polythelia, polythene, polythiazide, polytomography, polytomy, polytonal, polytonality, polytrichia, polytriglyph, polytrophic, polytunnel

Origin of polytonal

First recorded in 1920–25; poly- + tonal
Related formspol·y·ton·al·ly, adverb
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