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Origin and Etymology of flügel
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 1903See Words from the same year
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