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harmonium


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Harmonium  \Har*mo"ni*um\,  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  harmonium 
  n  :  air  is  forced  through  free  reeds  by  bellows  [syn:  {organ},  {reed 
  organ}] 




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