calliope

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A calliope mounted in a wagon

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From the Ancient Greek Καλλιόπη (Kalliópē, Calliope, the muse of poetry), from καλός (kalós, beautiful) + ὄψ (óps, voice).

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calliope (plural calliopes)

  1. A musical organ, consisting of steam whistles played with a keyboard. Often used with merry-go-rounds.

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calliope f (plural calliopi)

  1. Siberian rubythroat (Luscinia caliope)