tritones

tritone

[trahy-tohn]
noun Music.
an interval consisting of three whole tones; an augmented fourth.

Origin:
1600–10; < Medieval Latin tritonus < Greek trítonos having three tones. See tri-, tone

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tritone (ˈtraɪˌtəʊn)
 
n
a musical interval consisting of three whole tones; augmented fourth

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