Voix Céleste

noun
Voix Cé·​leste | \¦vwäsāˈlest\
plural Voix Célestes

Definition of Voix Céleste 

: an organ flue stop of 8′ pitch typically included in a swell organ that produces wavering or tremulous tones either from two ranks of narrow pipes tuned slightly apart or from a single rank tuned slightly flat that is used in connection with a normally tuned stop

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for Voix Céleste

French, literally, heavenly voice

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Voix Céleste

Share Voix Céleste

Dictionary Entries near Voix Céleste

voivod

voivode

voivodeship

Voix Céleste

Voix Humaine

Vojvodina

vol

Statistics for Voix Céleste

Look-up Popularity

Comments on Voix Céleste

What made you want to look up Voix Céleste? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a soft lustrous wool fabric with mohair

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!