Definition of barrel organ noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


barrel organ

BrE BrE//ˈbærəl ɔːɡən//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbærəl ɔːrɡən//
Musical instruments
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a musical instrument that is played by turning a handle, usually played in the streets for money see also organ grinder See related entries: Musical instruments
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: barrel organ