aeoline

noun ae·o·line \ˈē-ə-ˌlīn\
variants: less commonly

aeolina

\ˌē-ə-ˈlī-nə, -ˈlē-\

Definition of aeoline

plural

-s

  1. 1a :  a very soft organ stop of mild string quality —called also aeolodicon b :  a soft free-reed stop in a European organ

  2. 2 :  a mouth harmonica

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Origin and Etymology of aeoline

Aeolus, god of winds + English -ine, -ina — more at aeolian


First Known Use: 1830


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