plural Dulcianas
: a soft-toned organ flue stop having metal pipes of 4′ pitch, 8′ pitch, or 16′ pitch

Word History


New Latin, from Medieval Latin, bassoon, from Latin dulcis + -ana (feminine singular of -anus -an)

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“Dulciana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dulciana. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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