Definition of melopiano in English:

melopiano

noun

Music
historical
  • A device fitted to a piano to allow the production of sustained notes; a piano fitted with such a device.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in John Stainer (1840–1901), musicologist and composer. Probably from Italian melopiano from melo- + piano.

Pronunciation

melopiano

/ˌmɛləʊpɪˈanəʊ/