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hypodorian mode

[hahy-poh-dawr-ee-uh n, -dohr-, hip-oh-, hahy-poh-, hip-oh-] /ˈhaɪ poʊˈdɔr i ən, -ˈdoʊr-, ˈhɪp oʊ-, ˌhaɪ poʊ-, ˌhɪp oʊ-/
noun, Music.
a plagal church mode represented on the white keys of a keyboard instrument by an ascending scale from A to A, with the final on D.
Origin of hypodorian mode
< Late Latin hypodōri(us) (< Greek hypodṓrion) + -an; see hypo-, Dorian Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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