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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