piano accordion(redirected from piano accordionist)
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(Instruments) an accordion in which the right hand plays a piano-like keyboard. See accordion
piano accordionist n
ac•cor•di•on(əˈkɔr di ən)
1. a portable wind instrument with a keyboard and a hand-operated bellows for forcing air through small metal reeds.adj.
2. having evenly spaced, parallel folds like the bellows of an accordion: accordion pleats.
[1831; < German, now sp. Akkordion, Akkordeon]
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|Noun||1.||piano accordion - a portable box-shaped free-reed instrument; the reeds are made to vibrate by air from the bellows controlled by the player|
free-reed instrument - a wind instrument with a free reed
keyboard instrument - a musical instrument that is played by means of a keyboard