: played or sounded by blowing into the end : having a mouthpiece on the end
an end-blown flute
The simplest end-blown instrument is a tube, open at one end and closed at the other, for example, a segment of bamboo or reed closed at the bottom by the natural septum.Jeremy Montagu, Origins and Development of Musical Instruments, 2007
compare side-blown

Word History

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of end-blown was in 1902

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“End-blown.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/end-blown. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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