Definition of Lyricon
1. an electronic wind instrument [n -S]
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Literary usage of Lyricon
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1. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge edited by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1864)
"The organo- lyricon is an extremely complex instrument of French invention, much on the principle of the organ, but combining more distinctly a great ..."
2. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1851)
"Finally Marcianus Capella, in the fifth century, wrote, in barbarous language, a sort of encyclopaedia, under the name of Sa- lyricon (on account of the ..."
3. The American History and Encyclopedia of Music by Janet M. Green, Josephine Thrall (1908)
"Abbr. O. órgano di campana (or-gä'-nö de käm-pä'-nä) It. Literally, in the organ: an old term for music in more than two parts. organo-lyricon ..."
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