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subdominant

sub·dom·i·nant

subdominant

 
pronunciation:
suhb da mi nnt
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a species that is important in an ecological community but has less influence than the dominant species.
definition 2: the fourth note of the diatonic scale, one note below the dominant.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: less than or not entirely dominant.
Word Parts
The word subdominant contains the following part:
dom1, domin Latin root that means master