whistling jar

noun

Definition of whistling jar

: an ancient Peruvian clay bottle often in the form of a bird or animal with two apertures so arranged that when a liquid is poured from one the inrushing air produces a whistling sound in the other

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“Whistling jar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whistling%20jar. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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