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pan·pipe

(păn′pīp′)
n. often panpipes
A simple wind instrument consisting of a series of pipes or reeds of graduated length bound together, played by blowing across the top open ends. Also called mouth organ, Pandean pipe, pan flute, syrinx.

[Pan + pipe.]

panpipes

(ˈpænˌpaɪps)
pl n
(Instruments) (often singular; often capital) a number of reeds or whistles of graduated lengths bound together to form a musical wind instrument. Also called: pipes of Pan or syrinx
Translations
panhuilu
pánsíp

panpipes

[ˈpænpaɪps] NPLzampoña f

panpipes

plPanflöte f

panpipes

[ˈpænˌpaɪps] nplFlauto msg di Pan, siringa fsg
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