noun Spill·flö·te \ˈspilˌflātə, -lə̄tə, G ˈshpilˌflœ̅tə\

Definition of Spillflöte



  1. :  a half-covered organ flute stop of 2′ pitch, 4′ pitch, or 8′ pitch whose pipes are cylindrical at the bottom and tapered at the top

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Origin and Etymology of spillflöte

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 — more at spin, flute

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a brief usually trivial fact

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