from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An accordion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A musical instrument, invented in 1806 by J. C. Dietz, consisting of a graduated series of metal bars which could be sounded by being pressed against a rotating cylinder. It was played from a keyboard.


From Latin melodia ("melody"). (Wiktionary)


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