Superfluous

Definition of Superfluous

Su`per´flu`ous
a.1.More than is wanted or is sufficient; rendered unnecessary by superabundance; unnecessary; useless; excessive; as, a superfluous price.
An authority which makes all further argument or illustration superfluous.
- E. Everett.
Superfluous interval
(Mus.) an interval that exceeds a major or perfect interval by a semitone.

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