hypoaeolian mode
/huy"poh ee oh"lee euhn, huy'-/, Music.
a plagal church mode represented on the white keys of a keyboard instrument by an ascending scale from E to E, with the final on A.
[ < LL hypoaeoli(us) + -AN; see HYPO-, AEOLIAN]

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