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 for Contrapuntal
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Contrapuntal \Con`tra*pun"tal\, a. [It. contrappunto
     counterpoint. See Counterpoint.] (Mus.)
     Pertaining to, or according to the rules of, counterpoint.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: relating to or characteristic of or according to the
             rules of counterpoint; "contrapuntal base"
      2: having two or more independent but harmonically related
         melodic parts sounding together [syn: polyphonic,
         contrapuntal] [ant: monophonic]

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