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


Calliope

  • (Greek mythology): The Muse of eloquence and epic or heroic poetry; mother of Orpheus with Apollo.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



Cal*li"o*pe (kăl*lī"&osl;*p&esl;), n. [L. Calliope, Gr. Kallio`ph, lit, the beautiful-voiced; pref. kalli- (from kalo`s beautiful) + 'o`ps, 'opo`s, voice.] 1. (Class. Myth.) The Muse that presides over eloquence and heroic poetry; mother of Orpheus, and chief of the nine Muses.

2. (Astron.) One of the asteroids. See Solar.

3. A musical instrument consisting of a series of steam whistles, toned to the notes of the scale, and played by keys arranged like those of an organ. It is sometimes attached to steamboat boilers.

4. (Zoöl.) A beautiful species of humming bird (Stellula Calliope) of California and adjacent regions.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



Calli`ope, the muse of epic poetry and eloquence, is represented with a tablet and stylus, and sometimes with a paper roll. See Muses.
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