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music box

noun

: a box that contains a device which plays a tune when the box is open

Full Definition of MUSIC BOX

:  a container enclosing an apparatus that reproduces music mechanically when activated by a clockwork

First Known Use of MUSIC BOX

1844
MUSIC BOX Defined for Kids

music box

noun

Definition of MUSIC BOX for Kids

:  a box that contains a mechanical device which uses gears like those of a clock to play a tune when the box is open

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