zampogna

noun
zam·​po·​gna
variants: or zampoña or less commonly sampogna \ (t)sämˈpōnyə , zam-​ \
plural -s

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History and Etymology for zampogna

zampogna, sampogna from Italian zampogna, modification of Late Latin symphonia, a musical instrument, perhaps the panpipe, from Latin, harmony of sounds; zampoña from Spanish, modification of Late Latin symphonia

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“Zampogna.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zampogna. Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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