Sifflet

noun
Sif·​flet | \ ˈsifˌflə̄t \
variants: or less commonly Sifflöt
plural Sifflets also Sifflöts

Definition of Sifflet

: an organ flute stop usually of 1′ pitch with a whistling tone

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History and Etymology for Sifflet

German, probably modification (influenced by flöte flute) of French sifflet whistle, from Middle French, from siffler to whistle + -et

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“Sifflet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sifflet. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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