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melody

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Etymology

Middle English melodie, from Old French melodie, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] melodia, from Ancient Greek μελῳδία (melōidiā), singing, chanting), from μέλος (mélos), musical phrase) + ἀοιδή (aoidḗ), song), contracted form ᾠδή (ōdḗ).

Pronunciation

Noun

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melody

Plural
melod

melody (melod)
  1. tune; sequence of notes that makes up a musical phrase

Synonyms

  • (sequence of notes that makes up a musical phrase): tune

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