vox humana

[voks hyoo-mey-nuh, -mah-, -man-uh]

Origin of vox humana

First recorded in 1720–30, vox humana is from the Latin word vōx humāna human voice
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British Dictionary definitions for vox humana

vox humana

  1. a reed stop on an organ supposedly imitative of the human voice

Word Origin for vox humana

C18: from Latin: human voice
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