pibroch

noun pi·broch \ ˈpē-ˌbräk , -ˌbräḵ \

Definition of pibroch

: a set of martial or mournful variations for the Scottish Highland bagpipe

Origin and Etymology of pibroch

Scottish Gaelic pìobaireachd pipe music


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