from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- (Music) An organ stop of delicate stringlike quality, having for each finger key a pair of pipes, of which one is tuned slightly sharp to give a wavy effect to their joint tone.
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- noun music an
organ stopgiving a gentle tremolo effect; the voix céleste
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- noun an organ stop producing a gentle tremolo effect
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[New Latin vōx angelica : Latin vōx, voice + Late Latin angelica, feminine of angelicus, angelic.]
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From Latin vox ("voice") + angelica ("angelic")
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