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melodia

[muh-loh-dee-uh]
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noun
  1. an 8 feet (2.4 meters) wooden flue-pipe stop organ resembling the clarabella in tone.
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Origin of melodia

special use of Late Latin melōdia melody
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  • The Philomela as made by Jardine is a melodia with two mouths.

    The Recent Revolution in Organ Building

    George Laing Miller

  • Similar to melodia but with less brown and the markings blacker and more distinct.

    The Bird Book

    Chester A. Reed

  • The diapason treble register is known as “melodia”; different makers occasionally vary the use of fancy names for other stops.

  • The song sparrow (Melospiza melodia) is among the first to return to its summer home.

  • Melodia seemed so friendly, Julie gained courage enough to purse up her lips for a speech, but the shade anticipated her.