[awr-kes-tree-uh n]


a mechanical musical instrument, resembling a barrel organ but more elaborate, for producing the effect of an orchestra.

Origin of orchestrion

1830–40; orchestr(a) + -ion, as in accordion
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Related Words for orchestrion

jukebox, orchestrina, orchestrion

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