Definition of panharmonicon in English:

panharmonicon

(also panharmonikon)

noun

historical
  • A mechanical musical instrument resembling a barrel organ and operated by a pinned cylinder, with a variety of pipes and percussion instruments enabling it to imitate various orchestral sounds. Compare "orchestrion".

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From German Panharmonikon from pan- + ancient Greek ἁρμονικόν. Compare French panharmonicon.

Pronunciation

panharmonicon

/ˌpanhɑːˈmɒnɪkɒn/