suling

noun

su·​ling ˈsü-liŋ How to pronounce suling (audio)
plural suling
: any of various side-blown or end-blown bamboo flutes of Southeast Asia
Often the kecapi and suling play the same melody, though the suling dominates. R. Anderson Sutton, Calling Back the Spirit, 2002

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Word History

First Known Use

1820, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of suling was in 1820

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“Suling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/suling. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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