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German, from spille spindle (from Old High German spilla) + flöte flute, from Middle High German vloite, from Old French flaute, fleute; akin to Old High German spinnan to spin
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“Spillflöte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Spillfl%C3%B6te. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.
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