flute-douce

noun \ (ˈ)flüt¦düs \
variants: or less commonly flûte douce or flute douce

Definition of flute-douce

plural flute-douces also flûte douces or flute douces
1 archaic :recorder 3a
2 Flute-douce :an organ flue stop with a soft flute tone called also Flauto Dolce

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Origin and Etymology of flute-douce

French flûte douce, literally, sweet flute


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