tonette

noun
to·​nette | \ tō-ˈnet How to pronounce tonette (audio) \

Definition of tonette

: a simple fipple flute with a range somewhat larger than an octave that is often used in elementary music education

First Known Use of tonette

1939, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tonette

tone entry 1 + -ette

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“Tonette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tonette. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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