Spitzflöte

noun Spitz·flö·te \ˈshpitsˌflātə, -lə̄tə, G -lœ̅tə\
variants: less commonly

Spitzflute

\ˈs(h)pitsˌflüt\

Definition of Spitzflöte

plural

Spitzflötes

also

Spitzflutes

  1. :  an organ flute stop of 2′ pitch, 4′ pitch, or 8′ pitch with metal pipes that taper to a point at the top

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Origin and Etymology of spitzflöte

spitzflöte from German, from spitz pointed + flöte flute, from Middle High German vloite, from Old French flaute, fleute; spitzflute partial translation of German spitzflöte — more at flute


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