melodeon

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me·lo·de·on

 (mə-lō′dē-ən)
n.
A small harmonium.

[Probably alteration of melodium, from melody.]

melodeon

(mɪˈləʊdɪən) or

melodion

n
1. (Instruments) a type of small accordion
2. (Instruments) a type of keyboard instrument similar to the harmonium
[C19: from German, from Melodie melody]

me•lo•de•on

(məˈloʊ di ən)

n.
a small reed organ.
[1840–50, Amer.; < German, formed on Melodie melody; see accordion]
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The instrumentation is diatonic button accordion, jembe, harmonica, keyboards, bass, pocket guitar, violin, mandolin and bouzouki.