Melodeon Definition

mə-lōdē-ən
noun
A small keyboard organ in which the tones are produced by drawing air through metal reeds by means of a bellows operated by pedals: it is much like a harmonium.
Webster's New World
A small harmonium.
American Heritage
(historical, US) A music hall.
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Melodeon

Noun

Singular:
melodeon
Plural:
melodeons

Origin of Melodeon

  • Probably alteration of melodium from melody

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

  • From French mélodium, with change of ending.

    From Wiktionary

  • From melo- + odeon.

    From Wiktionary

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