musette

noun mu·sette \ myu̇-ˈzet \

Definition of musette

1 : a bellows-blown bagpipe popular in France in the 17th and 18th centuries
2 : a small knapsack; also : a similar bag with one shoulder strap called also musette bag

Origin and Etymology of musette

Middle English, from Middle French, diminutive of muse bagpipe, from muser to muse, play the bagpipe


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