orchestrion

[ awr-kes-tree-uhn ]
/ ɔrˈkɛs tri ən /

noun

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

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Origin of orchestrion

1830–40; orchestr(a) + -ion, as in accordion
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