Monodical
Monodic Mo*nod"ic, Monodical Mo*nod"ic*al, a. [Gr. ?.] 1. Belonging to a monody. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mus.) (a) For one voice; monophonic. (b) Homophonic; -- applied to music in which the melody is confined to one part, instead of being shared by all the parts as in the style called {polyphonic}. [1913 Webster]


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