pandiatonic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pan- +‎ diatonic, coined by Nicolas Slonimsky.

Adjective[edit]

pandiatonic (comparative more pandiatonic, superlative most pandiatonic)

  1. (music) Formed freely from all degrees of a diatonic scale without regard for their diatonic function, sometimes to the extent of no single pitch being felt as a tonic.