from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small accordion especially popular in Latin America.
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- n. A small Latin American accordion played with buttons.
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- n. a type of concertina popular in South America
American Spanish bandoneón, from German Bandonion, Bandoneon : Heinrich Band (1821-1860), German inventor + (Akkord)ion, accordion; see accordion.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Spanish bandoneón, from German Bandoneon, named after Heinrich Band. (Wiktionary)