fipple flute

Definitions of fipple flute
  1. noun
    a tubular wind instrument with 8 finger holes and a fipple mouthpiece
    synonyms: fipple pipe, recorder, vertical flute
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    flageolet, shepherd's pipe, treble recorder
    a small fipple flute with four finger holes and two thumb holes
    pennywhistle, tin whistle, whistle
    an inexpensive fipple flute
    tabor pipe
    a small fipple flute that is played with the left hand while the right hand is free to beat a tabor
    type of:
    a tubular wind instrument
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