electrophone

noun elec·tro·phone

Definition of electrophone

plural

electrophones

  1. :  any of a class of musical instruments (such as a synthesizer or electric organ) whose sound is generated electronically — compare aerophone, chordophone, idiophone, lamellophone

electrophonic

adjective

electrophonically

\-nə̇k(ə)lē\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of electrophone

electr- + -phone


First Known Use: 1940


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