Rohr Nasat

noun

Rohr Na·​sat
ˈrōrˌnäˌzät
variants or less commonly Rohrquinte
ˈrōrˌkvintə
: an organ stop resembling the Chimney Flute producing the twelfth above the pitch ordinarily associated with each key

Word History

Etymology

rohr nasat from German rohrnasat, from rohr reed, pipe + nasat nazard; rohr quinte from German rohrquinte, from rohr reed, pipe + quinte fifth in music, from French, from Middle French, feminine of quint, adjective, fifth, from Latin quintus

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“Rohr Nasat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rohr%20Nasat. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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