flûte d'amour

noun flûte d'a·mour \ ¦flütdə¦mu̇(ə)r \

Definition of flûte d'amour

plural flûtes d'amour \-t(s)d-\
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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Origin and Etymology of flûte d'amour

French, literally, flute of love


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