supertonic

supertonic

[soo-per-ton-ik]
noun Music.
the second tone of a diatonic scale, being the next above the tonic.

Origin:
1800–10; super- + tonic

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supertonic (ˌsuːpəˈtɒnɪk)
 
n
1.  the second degree of a major or minor scale
2.  a key or chord based on this

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