fipple flute

noun fip·ple flute \ˈfi-pəl-\

Definition of fipple flute

  1. :  any of a group of wind instruments (as a flageolet or recorder) having a straight tubular shape, a whistle mouthpiece, and finger holes

Origin and Etymology of fipple flute

origin unknown

First Known Use: 1911

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