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bandoneon

or ban·do·ne·ón

[ban-doh-nee-on]
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noun
  1. a small, square concertina or accordion with buttons instead of a keyboard, used especially in Latin America for tango music.
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Origin of bandoneon

1930–35; < Spanish < German Bandonion, Bandoneon, named after Heinrich Band (1821–1860), German inventor + alteration of German (Akkord)ion accordion
Related formsban·do·ne·o·nist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for bandoneon

bandoneon

noun
  1. a type of square concertina, esp used in Argentina
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Word Origin

C20: from Spanish, from German Bandonion, from Heinrich Band, its inventor
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