flûte d'amour


flûte d'a·​mour
plural flûtes d'amour
: a flute of the 18th and 19th centuries with a range a minor third lower than the modern flute
Flûte d'Amour : an organ flute stop of 4′ pitch or 8′ pitch and of delicate quality

Word History


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 5 Jun. 2023.

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