dulcian\ˈdəl-\ less commonly
Definition of dolcian
1 : a small musical instrument sounding like a bassoon and used in the 16th and 17th centuries
2 less commonly dulzian \ˈdəlzēən\ : a pipe-organ stop sounding like a bassoon
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Origin and Etymology of dolcian
dolcian, dulcian alteration of dulciana; dolcino from Italian, modification of Medieval Latin dulciana
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