Definition of panmelodicon in English:

panmelodicon

noun

Music
historical
  • A keyboard instrument similar to the clavicylinder, in which sound is made by friction between tuned metal bars and a rotating barrel.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Encyclopaedia Britannica. From German Panmelodicon from pan- + Hellenistic Greek μελῳδικόν, neuter of μελῳδικός.

Pronunciation

panmelodicon

/ˌpanmɪˈlɒdɪkɒn/