Bandoneon definition

băn-dōnē-ŏn
A musical instrument similar to a large concertina, especially popular in Latin America.
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(music) A small Latin American accordion played with buttons.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
bandoneon
Plural:
bandoneons

Origin of bandoneon

  • American Spanish bandoneón from German Bandonion, Bandoneon Heinrich Band (1821–1860), German inventor (Akkord)ion accordion accordion

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Spanish bandoneón, from German Bandoneon, named after Heinrich Band.

    From Wiktionary