tonette

noun

to·​nette tō-ˈnet How to pronounce tonette (audio)
: a simple fipple flute with a range somewhat larger than an octave that is often used in elementary music education

Word History

Etymology

tone entry 1 + -ette

First Known Use

1939, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tonette was in 1939

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Cite this Entry

“Tonette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tonette. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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