uilleann pipe

noun uil·leann pipe \ˈilə̇n-\

Definition of uilleann pipe

  1. :  an Irish bagpipe with air supplied by a bellows held under and worked by the elbow

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Origin and Etymology of uilleann pipe

partial translation of Irish Gaelic píb uilleann; uilleann from Irish Gaelic, genitive singular of uillinn elbow, from Old Irish uilen; akin to Old English eln ell — more at ell

First Known Use: 1906

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