flûte d'amour

flûte d'a·​mour | \ ¦flütdə¦mu̇(ə)r \
plural flûtes d'amour\ -​t(s)d-​ \

Definition of flûte d'amour

1 : a flute of the 18th and 19th centuries with a range a minor third lower than the modern flute
2 Flûte d'Amour : an organ flute stop of 4′ pitch or 8′ pitch and of delicate quality

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History and Etymology for flûte d'amour

French, literally, flute of love

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“Flûte d'amour.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fl%C3%BBte%20d%27amour. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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