Simple Definition of panpipe
: a musical instrument that is made up of several short pipes of different lengths and that is played by blowing air across the top
Full Definition of panpipe
: a primitive wind instrument consisting of a series of short vertical pipes of graduated length bound together with the mouthpieces in an even row —often used in plural
Origin of panpipe
Pan, its traditional inventor
First Known Use: 1820
Rhymes with panpipe
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