from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. designating a mode in music, the highest of the ancient Greek modes, and now having final G and D dominant
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See under mode.
Ancient Greek μιξο-Λυδιος ("half-Lydian"), from μιξο- (from base of μιγνυναι ("to mix") + Λυδιος ("Lydia"), an ancient country in Asia Minor, which gave its name to another Greek mode). (Wiktionary)