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steam organ

noun
1.
calliope (def 1).
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95
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  • In fact, the calliope is occasionally referred to as the steam piano or steam organ.
British Dictionary definitions for steam organ

steam organ

noun
1.
a type of organ powered by steam, once common at fairgrounds, in which the pipes are sounded either by a keyboard or in a sequence determined by a moving punched card US name calliope
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