adiaphonon

noun

ad·​i·​aph·​o·​non
ˌa-dē-ˈa-fə-ˌnän
plural -s
: a keyboard instrument resembling the piano but having steel bars instead of strings

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from a- entry 2 + Greek diaphōnon, neuter of diaphōnos discordant

First Known Use

1819, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of adiaphonon was in 1819

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“Adiaphonon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adiaphonon. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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