Harmoniphon
Harmoniphon Har*mon"i*phon (h[aum]r*m[o^]n"[i^]*f[o^]n), n. [Gr. "armoni`a harmony + fwnh` sound.] (Mus.) An obsolete wind instrument with a keyboard, in which the sound, which resembled the oboe, was produced by the vibration of thin metallic plates, acted upon by blowing through a tube. [1913 Webster]

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  • harmoniphon — (ar mo ni fon) s. m. Instrument à vent et à clavier, qui se joue avec la bouche au moyen d un tube élastique qui sert à introduire l air, en même temps que les doigts agissent sur le clavier. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Harmonie, et voix (en grec) …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • harmoniphon — har·mon·i·phon …   English syllables

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  • harmoniphone — noun see harmoniphon * * * harmoniphone or harmoniphon / monˈi fōn or fon/ noun A keyboard wind instrument with reeds • • • Main Entry: ↑harmony …   Useful english dictionary

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