Barrel Organ Definition

noun
A mechanical instrument on which a tune is played by the action of a revolving cylinder fitted with pegs or pins that open pipe valves supplied by a bellows.
American Heritage
A mechanical musical instrument having a cylinder studded with pins which open pipe valves or strike metal tongues when the cylinder is revolved, producing a tune; hand organ.
Webster's New World

A musical instrument in which air from a bellows is admitted to a set of pipes by means of pins inserted into a revolving barrel.

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Noun

Singular:
barrel organ
Plural:
barrel-organs

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