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harmonica (n.)

1762, coined by Ben Franklin as the name for a glass harmonica, from Latin fem. of harmonicus (see harmonic); modern sense of "reeded mouth organ" is 1873, American English, earlier harmonicon (1825).

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Definitions of harmonica from WordNet

harmonica (n.)
a small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired hole;
Synonyms: mouth organ / harp / mouth harp
From wordnet.princeton.edu