mellotron etymology

English word mellotron comes from English -tron, English melo- (Music.)

Detailed word origin of mellotron

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-tron English (eng) Used as a gender-neutral suffix as an alternative to -ter or -tress. Used to name a number of elementary particles. Used to name a number of machine learning algorithms. Used to name a number of particle accelerators. Used to name various electronic devices.
melo- English (eng) Music.
mellotron English (eng) (musical instruments) An early electronic keyboard instrument that played back prerecorded sounds.

Words with the same origin as mellotron

Descendants of -tron
Quotron alphatron cosmotron crossatron cryotron cyclotron gyrotron ignitron isotron krytron magnetron microtron minirhizotron orgasmatron photosynthetron plasmatron positron positronic reflectron rhizotron surfatron synchrotron trigatron waitron
Descendants of melo-
melodeon melogenic melograph melophile melophilia melophobia