orchestrion

noun
or·​ches·​tri·​on | \ ȯ(r)ˈkestrēən \
plural -s

Definition of orchestrion

: a mechanical device provided with different stops capable of imitating a variety of musical instruments

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History and Etymology for orchestrion

orchestra + -ion (as in melodion)

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“Orchestrion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orchestrion. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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