Spill·​flö·​te | \ ˈspilˌflātə, -lə̄tə, G ˈshpilˌflœ̅tə\
plural Spillflötes

Definition of Spillflöte

: 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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History and Etymology for 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

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