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vox humana

[voks hyoo-mey-nuh, -mah-, -man-uh] /ˈvɒks hyuˈmeɪ nə, -ˈmɑ-, -ˈmæn ə/
noun
1.
a pipe-organ stop designed to produce tones resembling those of the human voice.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; < Latin vōx humāna human voice
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vox humana

/hjuːˈmɑːnə/
noun
1.
a reed stop on an organ supposedly imitative of the human voice
Word Origin
C18: from Latin: human voice
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