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flageolet

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noun fla·geo·let \ˌfla-jə-ˈlet, -ˈlā\

Definition of flageolet

  1. :  a small fipple flute resembling the treble recorder

Origin and Etymology of flageolet

French, from Old French flajolet, from flajol flute, from Vulgar Latin *flabeolum, from Latin flare to blow — more at blow


First Known Use: 1659


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flageolet

noun fla·geo·let

Definition of flageolet

  1. :  a usually pale green immature kidney bean used especially in French cuisine

Origin and Etymology of flageolet

French, diminutive of flageolle kidney bean, modification of Italian fagiolo, from Latin phaseolus — more at frijole


First Known Use: 1877


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