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diaphony

  

      n     (Music)  
1    a style of two-part polyphonic singing; organum or a freer form resembling it  
2       (in classical Greece) another word for       dissonance       3  
  
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     (C17: from Late Latin diaphonia, from Greek, from diaphonos discordant, from dia- + phone sound)  
  diaphonic      adj  
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