polyrhythm

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

poly- +‎ rhythm

Noun[edit]

polyrhythm (countable and uncountable, plural polyrhythms)

  1. (uncountable, music) Music with multiple rhythmic elements played simultaneously.
  2. (countable, music) A rhythm performed as part of a piece of music with multiple rhythmic elements played simultaneously.

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