Definition of melodikon in English:

melodikon

noun

Music
historical
  • A musical instrument in which tuning forks are brought into contact with a rotating steel cone by means of a keyboard.

Origin

1970s. From Danish melodikon (probably named 1800 by the inventor, Peter Rieffelsen of Copenhagen) from Hellenistic Greek μελῳδικόν, neuter of μελῳδικός.

Pronunciation

melodikon

/mɪˈlɒdɪkɒn/