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Mellotron

[mel-uh-tron] /ˈmɛl əˌtrɒn/
Trademark.
1.
a brand of synthesizer that simulates the sound of other instruments by using tapes of recorded sounds.
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  • The chamberlin is an electromechanical keyboard instrument related to the Mellotron.
Word Origin and History for Mellotron
n.

type of electronic musical instrument, 1963, from mello(w) + (elec)tron(ic).

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