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Today's word is:

harmolodics

|ˌhärməˈlädiks|

plural noun [treated as sing. ]

  • A form of free jazz in which musicians improvise simultaneously on a melodic line at various pitches.

ORIGIN: 1970s: coined by the American saxophonist Ornette Coleman (b. 1930) and said to be a blend of harmony, movement, and melodic.