su·​ling | \ ˈsü-liŋ How to pronounce suling (audio) \
plural suling

Definition of 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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First Known Use of suling

1820, in the meaning defined above

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“Suling.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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