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harmonicon

[hahr-mon-i-kuh n]
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noun
  1. harmonica(def 1).
  2. orchestrion.

Origin of harmonicon

1815–25; noun use of Greek harmonikón, neuter of harmonikós harmonic
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Examples from the Web for harmonicon

Historical Examples

  • For Charles Augustus, she selected an harmonicon, and toys for the other three Howes.

    Elsie Marley, Honey</p>

    Joslyn Gray

  • A wheezing strain from the harmonicon followed her into the May sunshine, then ended, abruptly;—Mrs. Price had begun!

  • As a matter of fact, it was the very best sort of Harmonicon and specially made to the scale of the Hotel.

    Kipps

    H. G. Wells

  • A band of music, consisting of drums, harmonicon and small hautboys, accompanied them.

  • He was quite a musician, and touched the harmonicon, banjo and accordeon with skill and feeling.


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