noun Block·flö·te \ˈbläkˌflœtə, -flərtə\

Definition of Blockflöte



  1. :  a metal organ flue stop of usually 4′ pitch resembling the recorder in tone

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Origin and Etymology of blockflöte

German, from block block of wood (from Low German, from Middle Low German) + flöte flute, from Middle High German vloite, flöute, from Middle Dutch flūte, fleute, floite, from Old French flaüte, fleute; akin to Old High German bloh block — more at block, flute

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