Definitions for calliopekəˈlaɪ ə pi; for 1 also ˈkæl iˌoʊp
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cal•li•o•pekəˈlaɪ ə pi; for 1 also ˈkæl iˌoʊp(n.)
a musical instrument consisting of a set of harsh-sounding steam whistles that are activated by a keyboard.
Category: Music and Dance
(cap.) the Muse of heroic poetry.
Origin of calliope:
1855–60, Amer.; < L < Gk Kalliópē
(Greek mythology) the Muse of epic poetry
calliope, steam organ(noun)
a musical instrument consisting of a series of steam whistles played from a keyboard
A musical organ, consisting of steam whistles played with a keyboard. Often used with merry-go-rounds.
The Muse of eloquence and epic or heroic poetry; mother of Orpheus with Apollo.
Origin: From the (Kalliopē) "Calliope, the muse of poetry", from (kalos) "beautiful" + (ops) "voice"
the Muse that presides over eloquence and heroic poetry; mother of Orpheus, and chief of the nine Muses
one of the asteroids. See Solar
a musical instrument consisting of a series of steam whistles, toned to the notes of the scale, and played by keys arranged like those of an organ. It is sometimes attached to steamboat boilers
a beautiful species of humming bird (Stellula Calliope) of California and adjacent regions