Diatonic Definition

dīə-tŏnĭk
adjective

Designating, of, or using a scale of eight tones that is either a major scale or a minor scale.

Webster's New World
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Origin of Diatonic

  • Late Latin diatonicus from Greek diatonikos dia- dia- tonos tone tone

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French diatonique

    From Wiktionary

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