reed organ

noun

Definition of reed organ

: a keyboard wind instrument in which the wind acts on a set of free reeds

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Recent Examples on the Web Stoddard enjoyed sailing on Buzzards Bay in Massachusetts, reed organ restoration, model boat building, and relaxing with needlepoint projects. courant.com, "George Stoddard Reynolds," 24 July 2019

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First Known Use of reed organ

1851, in the meaning defined above

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“Reed organ.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reed%20organ. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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