vox-humana

vox humana

[voks hyoo-mey-nuh, -mah-, -man-uh]
noun
a pipe-organ stop designed to produce tones resembling those of the human voice.

Origin:
1720–30; < Latin vōx humāna human voice

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vox humana (hjuːˈmɑːnə)
 
n
a reed stop on an organ supposedly imitative of the human voice
 
[C18: from Latin: human voice]

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