mellotron

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noun mel·lo·tron \ˈme-lə-ˌträn\

Definition of mellotron

  1. :  an electronic keyboard instrument programmed to produce the tape-recorded sounds usually of orchestral instruments

Origin and Etymology of mellotron

from Mellotron, a trademark


First Known Use: 1963


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