piano-violin

noun
plural piano-violins

Definition of piano-violin 

: a 19th-century keyboard instrument in which pressing a key causes a revolving cylinder to activate a string to produce a sustained tone resembling that of a bowed violin

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First Known Use of piano-violin

1859, in the meaning defined above

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