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hypoionian mode

[hahy-poh-ahy-oh-nee-uh n, hip-oh-, hahy-poh-, hip-oh-] /ˈhaɪ poʊ aɪˈoʊ ni ən, 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 G to G, with the final on C.
Origin of hypoionian mode
hypo- + Latin Ion(ius) Ionian + -ian Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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