Hep"ta*chord (?), n. [Gr. "epta`xordos seven-stringed; "epta` seven + xordh` chord: cf. F. heptacorde. See Seven, and Chord.]

1. Anc. Mus. (a)

A system of seven sounds.


A lyre with seven chords.

2. Anc. Poet.

A composition sung to the sound of seven chords or tones.

Moore (Encyc. of Music).


© Webster 1913.

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