harmonium

[hahr-moh-nee-uhm]
noun
an organlike keyboard instrument with small metal reeds and a pair of bellows operated by the player's feet.

Origin:
1840–50; Latinization of Greek harmónion, neuter of harmónios harmonious

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harmonium (hɑːˈməʊnɪəm)
 
n
a musical keyboard instrument of the reed organ family, in which air from pedal-operated bellows causes the reeds to vibrate
 
[C19: from French, from harmonieharmony]

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Pumping her harmonium, she leads her band through lyrically surreal but emotionally evocative songs.
Many years he lived abroad, where he was devoted to music, and when he was eighty he still improvised on the harmonium.
Harmonium programs support families by focusing on their strengths rather than their weakness.
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