music box

noun

Definition of music box

  1. :  a container enclosing an apparatus that reproduces music mechanically when activated by a clockwork

1844

First Known Use of music box

1844


MUSIC BOX Defined for English Language Learners

music box

noun

Definition of music box for English Language Learners

  • : a box that contains a device which plays a tune when the box is open


MUSIC BOX Defined for Kids

music box

noun

Definition of music box for Students

  1. :  a box that contains a mechanical device which uses gears like those of a clock to play a tune when the box is open


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