orchestrion

[ awr-kes-tree-uh n ]
/ 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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Nearby words

  1. orchestra pit,
  2. orchestral,
  3. orchestrate,
  4. orchestration,
  5. orchestrina,
  6. orchi-,
  7. orchialgia,
  8. orchid,
  9. orchid family,
  10. orchid tree

Origin of orchestrion

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

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