piano accordion
noun Date: 1860 an accordion with a keyboard for the right hand resembling and corresponding to the middle register of a piano keyboard

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Piano accordion — Infobox Instrument name=Piano Accordion classification=Free reed aerophone range=Right hand manual:F3 to A6 (scientific pitch notation) is the written range for the right hand manual of a standard 120 bass/41 key piano accordion, three octaves… …   Wikipedia

  • piano accordion — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms piano accordion : singular piano accordion plural piano accordions music an accordion that has a row of keys, not buttons, that you press to produce the sound …   English dictionary

  • piano accordion — noun a portable box shaped free reed instrument; the reeds are made to vibrate by air from the bellows controlled by the player • Syn: ↑accordion, ↑squeeze box • Hypernyms: ↑free reed instrument, ↑keyboard instrument • Part Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • piano accordion — accordion (def. 1). [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • piano accordion — noun An accordion with a keyboard similar to that of a piano …   Wiktionary

  • piano accordion — noun an accordion with the melody played on a small vertical keyboard like that of a piano …   English new terms dictionary

  • piano accordion — /piænoʊ əˈkɔdiən / (say peeanoh uh kawdeeuhn) noun an accordion having a piano like keyboard for the right hand …   Australian English dictionary

  • piano accordion — pi.ano ac cordion n BrE an ↑accordion …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • piano accordion — pian′o accor dion n. mus mad accordion 1) • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

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