Pentachord

Pentachord

Pen"ta*chord\, n. [L. pentachordus five-stringed, Gr. ?; ? five + ? string.]

1. An ancient instrument of music with five strings.

2. An order or system of five sounds. --Busby.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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