Bif·​a·​ra | \ ˈbi-fə-rə \
plural -s

Definition of Bifara

: an organ stop of 4′ pitch or 8′ pitch in which each pipe has two mouths so as to cause a gentle vibrato effect also : a similar stop with pipes of both 4′ pitch and 8′ pitch one of which is slightly sharped to produce a comparable vibrato effect

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History and Etymology for Bifara

perhaps from Italian bifara, bifra

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“Bifara.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 14 December 2019.

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