eu·​phone | \ ˈyüˌfōn\
plural euphones

Definition of euphone

1 : an instrument originating in the late 18th century consisting of some 40 small glass tubes set in an upright soundboard and played by stroking them lengthwise with a wet cloth or finger
2 Euphone plural Euphones : an organ reed stop of 8′ pitch or 16′ pitch with a soft, expressive tone

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History and Etymology for euphone

Greek euphōnos sweet-voiced, musical

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