zufolo

noun zu·fo·lo
variants: or zuffolo \ˈtsüfəˌlō\

Definition of zufolo

plural zufoli or zuffoli \-lē\
: a little flute or flageolet; especially : one used to teach birds

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Origin and Etymology of zufolo

Italian, from Old Italian, whistle, whistling, hiss, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin sufilus, sifilus, from Latin sibilus; akin to Latin sibilare to hiss, whistle


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