Define the English word diatonic below. Diatonic is an adjective. Also define these 7 related words and terms: music, scale, pitch, whole tone, semitone, major scale, and natural minor scale.
- Rhymes: -ɒnɪk
diatonic (not comparable)
- (music) Relating to or characteristic of a musical scale which contains seven pitches and a pattern of five whole tones and two semitones; particularly, of the major or natural minor scales.