variants or flugel
plural flügels or flugels

Word History


German flügel literally, wing, from Middle High German vlügel; from the shape; akin to Middle Low German vlōgel wing, Middle Dutch vlōgel, vleugel; derivatives from the root of English fly

First Known Use

circa 1903, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of flügel was circa 1903

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“Flügel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fl%C3%BCgel. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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