flute-douce

noun

(ˈ)flüt¦düs
variants or less commonly flûte douce or flute douce
plural flute-douces also flûte douces or flute douces
1
archaic : recorder sense 3a
2
Flute-douce : an organ flue stop with a soft flute tone

called also Flauto Dolce

Word History

Etymology

French flûte douce, literally, sweet flute

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“Flute-douce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flute-douce. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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