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bandoneon

or bandoneón

[ban-doh-nee-on] /bænˈdoʊ niˌɒn/
noun
1.
a small, square concertina or accordion with buttons instead of a keyboard, used especially in Latin America for tango music.
Origin of bandoneon
1930-1935
1930-35; < Spanish < German Bandonion, Bandoneon, named after Heinrich Band (1821-1860), German inventor + alteration of German (Akkord)ion accordion
Related forms
bandoneonist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for bandoneon

bandoneon

/bænˈdəʊnɪən/
noun
1.
a type of square concertina, esp used in Argentina
Word Origin
C20: from Spanish, from German Bandonion, from Heinrich Band, its inventor
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