melodeon

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noun me·lo·de·on \mə-ˈlō-dē-ən\

Definition of melodeon

  1. :  a small reed organ in which a suction bellows draws air inward through the reeds

Origin and Etymology of melodeon

German Melodion, from Melodie melody, ultimately from Late Latin melodia


First Known Use: 1840


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