plural piano-organs

Definition of piano-organ

: barrel piano Those who lend their ears to the strains of the piano-organ will frequently hear played many of the Irish jigs …Proceedings of the Musical Association, 1908

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First Known Use of piano-organ

1842, in the meaning defined above

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“Piano-organ.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piano-organ. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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