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[hek-suh-kawrd] /ˈhɛk səˌkɔrd/

noun, Music.
a diatonic series of six tones having, in medieval music, a half step between the third and fourth tones and whole steps between the others.
(in medieval musical theory) any of three diatonic scales based upon C, F, and G, each consisting of six notes, from which solmization was developed


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