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3 definitions found
 for harmonium
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Harmonium \Har*mo"ni*um\ (h[aum]r*m[=o]"n[i^]*[u^]m), n. [NL.
     See Harmony. ]
     A musical instrument, resembling a small organ and especially
     designed for church music, in which the tones are produced by
     forcing air by means of a bellows so as to cause the
     vibration of free metallic reeds. It is now made with one or
     two keyboards, and has pedals and stops.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  harmonium
      n 1: a free-reed instrument in which air is forced through the
           reeds by bellows [syn: harmonium, organ, reed organ]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  21 Moby Thesaurus words for "harmonium":
     Hammond organ, baroque organ, calliope, calliophone, choralcelo,
     electric organ, electro-pneumatic organ, hydraulic organ, melodeon,
     melodica, orchestrelle, organ, organophone, pipe organ, reed organ,
     seraphine, steam organ, symphonion, tracker-action organ,
     tubular-pneumatic organ, vocalion
  
  

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