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mouth organ

n.
1. See harmonica.
2. See panpipe.

mouth organ

n
(Instruments) another name for harmonica1

har•mon•i•ca

(hɑrˈmɒn ɪ kə)

n., pl. -cas.
a musical wind instrument consisting of a small rectangular case containing a set of metal reeds connected to a row of holes, over which the player places the mouth and exhales and inhales to produce the tones.
Also called mouth organ.
[1775–85; n. use of feminine of Latin harmonicus harmonic]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mouth organ - a small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired holemouth organ - a small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired hole
free-reed instrument - a wind instrument with a free reed
Translations
foukací harmonika
mundharmonika
huuliharppu
usna harmonika
ハーモニカ
하모니카
munspel
หีบเพลงปาก
kèn harmonica

mouth organ

narmonica (a bocca)

mouth organ

آلَةُ الْهِرْمُونِيكَا الْمُوسِيقِيةُ foukací harmonika mundharmonika Mundharmonika φυσαρμόνικα armónica huuliharppu harmonica usna harmonika armonica ハーモニカ 하모니카 mondharmonica munnspill harmonijka ustna gaita-de-beiços, gaita-de-boca губная гармоника munspel หีบเพลงปาก armonika kèn harmonica 口琴
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