[voks hyoo-mey-nuh, -mah-, -man-uh]
- a pipe-organ stop designed to produce tones resembling those of the human voice.
Origin of vox humana
First recorded in 1720–30, vox humana is from the Latin word vōx humāna human voice
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- a reed stop on an organ supposedly imitative of the human voice
C18: from Latin: human voice
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