Definition of orphion in English:

orphion

noun

historical
  • A kind of musical instrument (not identified).

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Aston Cokayne (1608–1684), poet and playwright. From ancient Greek Ὀρϕεῖον, neuter of Ὀρϕεῖος of or belonging to Orpheus. Perhaps compare French orphéon a keyboard instrument.

Pronunciation

orphion

/ˈɔːfɪən/