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mouth organ

n.
1. See harmonica.
2. See panpipe.
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mouth organ

n
(Instruments) another name for harmonica1
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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]
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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
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Translations
foukací harmonika
mundharmonika
huuliharppu
usna harmonika
ハーモニカ
하모니카
munspel
หีบเพลงปาก
kèn harmonica

mouth organ

narmonica (a bocca)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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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The musicians including Mouth Organ player Shams Hyder, key board player M Nazim, Rubab player Hameed Khan, Tabla player Daood Robin and Kongo player Yosuf Sindh also presented melodious instrumental songs and got appreciation from the audience.
If you do not believe me, then cruelly just play a mouth organ briefly but strongly near your dog.
- The harmonica (known as a French harp or mouth organ) comes with two modes: natural and vibrato, to be used in many musical genres, notably in blues, American folk music, classical music, jazz, country, and rock and roll.
They said Gary, who was an electrical engineer trading under Reliance Electrical, also loved music and played the drums, guitar and mouth organ.
Well, at least it made them think (the thought being "what IS he doing?") I played the mouth organ. Badly.