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piano accordion

n
(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)

n.
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]
ac•cor′di•on•ist, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.piano accordion - a portable box-shaped free-reed instrumentpiano 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
clavier, piano keyboard, fingerboard - a bank of keys on a musical instrument
Translations

piano accordion

nfisarmonica (a tastiera)
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