Definition of polyphonal in English:

polyphonal

Pronunciation /pəˈlɪf(ə)n(ə)l/ /pəˈlɪfən(ə)l/ /pɒˈlɪf(ə)n(ə)l/

adjective

  • 1Many-voiced.

  • 2Music
    = "polyphonic".

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in The Times. From ancient Greek πολύϕωνος having many tones + -al. Compare earlier antiphonal and phonal.