Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a piano or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

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piano +‎ -like

Examples

  • A teacher and performer of Middle Eastern music, Malley remembers answering a Lookingglass call for "somebody who could play the oud [a Middle Eastern lute], the harmonium [a miniature, pianolike instrument], the banjo, percussion, and could sing."

    Improvisational days for the 'Arabian Nights' design team

  • Then, without a pianolike instrument, the whole idea of chords seemed almost foreign to the mostly polyphonic spell music of Erde.

    The Soprano Sorceress

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