Schwegel

noun

Schwe·​gel
ˈshfāgel,
ˈshvā-
plural Schwegels
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: a soft-toned organ flue stop with a flutelike sound

Word History

Etymology

German, from Old High German swegala; akin to Old English sweglhorn, a wind instrument, Gothic swiglon to play the flute

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“Schwegel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Schwegel. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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