Doppelflöte

noun

Dop·​pel·​flö·​te
ˈdäpəlˌflātə,
-lə̄tə,
G ˈdȯpəlˌflœ̅tə
plural Doppleflötes
: an organ flute stop of 8′ pitch having wooden pipes with two mouths

Word History

Etymology

German, from doppel- double (from Middle High German dobbel, from Old French doble) + flöte flute, from earlier fleute, from Middle High German vloite, floute, from Middle Dutch flūte, fleute, floyte, from Old French flaute, fleute

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“Doppelflöte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Doppelfl%C3%B6te. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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