Definitions for harmoniumhɑrˈmoʊ ni əm
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
har•mo•ni•umhɑrˈmoʊ ni əm(n.)
an organlike keyboard instrument with small metal reeds and pedal-operated bellows.
Category: Music and Dance
Origin of harmonium:
1840–50; Latinization of Gk harmónion, neut. of harmóniosharmonious
harmonium, organ, reed organ(noun)
a free-reed instrument in which air is forced through the reeds by bellows
A small keyboard instrument consisting of a series of reed pipes which sound when air is allowed to pass through them by means of a valve that opens when a key is depressed.
a musical instrument, resembling a small organ and especially designed for church music, in which the tones are produced by forcing air by means of a bellows so as to cause the vibration of free metallic reeds. It is now made with one or two keyboards, and has pedals and stops
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