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ac·cor·di·on

accordion

 
pronunciation:
kor di n
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part of speech: noun
definition: a musical instrument with a keyboard that is small enough to carry. An accordion is played by pressing the keys and squeezing the bellows to force air through metal reeds.
 
derivation: accordionist (n.)
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The word accordion contains the following part:
cor2, cour2, cord Latin root that means heart
synonyms:
cardi, cardio