One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Designating or relating to a musical instrument, especially a horn, which is so constructed as to allow it to be played in any key.
2Relating to all tones or tonalities; specifically relating to or designating a theory of harmony which allows for continuous modulation between keys.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From omni- + tonic, after French omnitonique.
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