uilleann pipes

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uil·leann pipes

noun plural, often capitalized \ˈi-lən-\

Definition of UILLEANN PIPES

:  an Irish bagpipe with air supplied by a bellows held under and worked by the elbow

Origin of UILLEANN PIPES

uilleann from Irish, genitive singular of uillinn elbow, from Old Irish uilen; akin to Old English eln ell — more at ell
First Known Use: 1906

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