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Tone color (6 letter answer)

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The answer TIMBRE is rarely seen, appearing only about once every 1600 puzzles.

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TIMBRE as a noun:

1. (timbre, timber, quality, tone) = (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound); "the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely"; "the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet"