Vox Humana

Vox Hu·​ma·​na | \ ˌväksˌhyüˈmänə, -mānə \
plural Vox Humanas

Definition of Vox Humana

: an organ reed stop of 8′ pitch often supplied with a tremulant device also : a stop that controls a tremulant without speaking itself

called also Voix Humaine

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New Latin, literally, human voice

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“Vox Humana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Vox%20Humana. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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