Dop·​pel·​flö·​te | \ ˈdäpəlˌflātə, -lə̄tə, G ˈdȯpəlˌflœ̅tə \
plural Doppleflötes

Definition of Doppelflöte

: an organ flute stop of 8′ pitch having wooden pipes with two mouths

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History and Etymology for Doppelflöte

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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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