- an interval consisting of three whole tones; an augmented fourth.
Origin of tritone
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Even the Fountain of the Tritone hung all over with long spears and pendicles of ice.William Sharp (Fiona Macleod)
Elizabeth A. Sharp
- a musical interval consisting of three whole tones; augmented fourth
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