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Definition of Polyphonic


  1. Having a multiplicity of sounds.
  2. Characterized by polyphony; as, Assyrian polyphonic characters.
  3. Consisting of several tone series, or melodic parts, progressing simultaneously according to the laws of counterpoint; contrapuntal; as, a polyphonic composition; -- opposed to homophonic, or monodic.

Polyphonic Translations

polyphonic in German is polyphon