Definition of piano-violin in English:

piano-violin

noun

rare, historical
  • Any of various instruments combining elements of a piano and a violin; especially a keyboard instrument on which a tone resembling that of a violin is produced by the friction of a revolving cylinder against strings.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Howe (1816–1893). From piano + violin.

Pronunciation

piano-violin

/pɪˌanəʊvʌɪəˈlɪn/