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  • n. A small keyboard used by pianists for exercising the fingers, without producing any sound; a dumb piano.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small dumb keyboard used by pianists for exercising the fingers; -- called also dumb piano.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small portable instrument used for giving strength and flexibility to the fingers in piano-playing.
  • n. It is shaped like a diminutive piano, and has a keyboard with five keys resting on strong metal springs. Also called dumb piano.

Etymologies

Latin digitus a finger. (Wiktionary)

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