flauto traverso

noun
flauto tra·​ver·​so | \ -trəˈvər(ˌ)sō, -ver- \
plural flauto traversos

Definition of flauto traverso

2 Flauto Traverso plural Flauto Traversos : an organ flue stop of 4′ pitch or 8′ pitch resembling the flute in tone

called also Querflöte, Traverse Flute

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History and Etymology for flauto traverso

Italian, literally, transverse flute

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“Flauto traverso.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flauto%20traverso. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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