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melodic

[muh-lod-ik] /məˈlɒd ɪk/
adjective
1.
2.
of or pertaining to melody, as distinguished from harmony and rhythm.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; < Late Latin melōdicus < Greek melōidikós. See melody, -ic
Related forms
melodically, adverb
nonmelodic, adjective
nonmelodically, adverb
unmelodic, adjective
unmelodically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for un-melodically

melodic

/mɪˈlɒdɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to melody
2.
of or relating to a part in a piece of music
3.
tuneful or melodious
Derived Forms
melodically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for un-melodically

melodic

adj.

1818, from French mélodique, from Late Latin melodicus, from Greek melodikos, from melodia (see melody).

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