pentatonic definition

  • adjective:
    • Music Of or only using five shades, usually the very first, 2nd, third, 5th, and sixth shades of a diatonic scale.
    • centered on five shades.
    • relating to a pentatonic scale
  • others:
    • In music, consisting of five tones; particularly, related to a pentatonic scale (which see, under scale).

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