"(1) music: opposite of polyphony, i.e. without contrapuntal interplay, melody and harmony moving by and large in the same direction.

(2) linguistics: the quality of being a homophone (a word looking or sounding liek another, but with a different meaning, as sun and son)." [1]


  1. Broughton WB. Glossarial Index. Acoustic Behavior of Animals. Acoustic Behavior of Animals. Elsevier; 1963.

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