piano-organ

noun

plural piano-organs
: 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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Word History

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of piano-organ was in 1842

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“Piano-organ.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piano-organ. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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