Flûte Harmonique

noun

Flûte Har·​mo·​nique
¦flütˌhärmə¦nēk
plural Flûtes Harmoniques
-t(s)ˌh-
: an open flute organ pipe with a hole in the side at a harmonic node (see node sense 5) so as to produce the octave harmonic instead of the fundamental

called also Flûte Octaviante, Harmonic Flute

Word History

Etymology

French, literally, harmonic flute

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“Flûte Harmonique.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fl%C3%BBte%20Harmonique. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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