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orchestrion

[awr-kes-tree-uh n] /ɔrˈkɛs tri ən/
noun
1.
a mechanical musical instrument, resembling a barrel organ but more elaborate, for producing the effect of an orchestra.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; orchestr(a) + -ion, as in accordion
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  • Listen to the lively music of the orchestrion as you enjoy a family experience you won't soon forget.
  • But don't think because it is so easy to play that it's a music-box or an orchestrion.
British Dictionary definitions for orchestrion

orchestrina

/ˌɔːkɪsˈtriːnə/
noun
1.
any of various types of mechanical musical instrument designed to imitate the sound of an orchestra
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