octachord definition

  • noun:
    • A musical tool with eight strings.
    • A musical system of eight shades.
    • An instrument of eight strings; something of eight shades.
    • A musical tool having eight strings.
    • A diatonic variety of eight shades. Compare tetrachord, hexachord, etc.
    • Also octochord, octogenary.

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