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Another word for melodeon

      1. A portable wind instrument with a small keyboard and free metal reeds that sound when air is forced past them by pleated bellows operated by the player.
      2. Having folds or bends like the bellows of an accordion:
      1. A musical instrument, such as a clarinet, trumpet, or harmonica, in which sound is produced by the movement of an enclosed column of air, especially the breath, and excluding keyboard instruments such as the organ or accordion. Woodwind and brass instruments are both types of wind instruments.
      2. A woodwind instrument, as opposed to a brass instrument.
      1. An organlike keyboard instrument that produces tones with free metal reeds actuated by air forced from a bellows.