panpipe

panpipe
Synonyms and related words:
English horn, Pandean pipe, aulos, basset horn, basset oboe, bassoon, bombard, clarinet, contrabassoon, contrafagotto, cromorne, double bassoon, double reed, fife, fipple flute, flageolet, flute, hautboy, heckelphone, hornpipe, licorice stick, musette, oaten reed, oboe, oboe da caccia, ocarina, penny-whistle, piccolo, pipe, pommer, recorder, reed, reed instrument, sax, saxophone, shawm, single reed, single-reed instrument, sonorophone, sweet potato, syrinx, tabor pipe, tenoroon, tin-whistle, whistle, woods, woodwind, woodwind choir, woodwind instrument

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  • panpipe — [pan′pīp΄] n. [ PAN1 + PIPE] [also P ] a primitive musical instrument made of a row or rows of reeds or tubes of graduated lengths bound together and played by blowing across the open upper ends: also panpipes or Pan s pipes …   English World dictionary

  • panpipe — /pan puyp /, n. a primitive wind instrument consisting of a series of hollow pipes of graduated length, the tones being produced by blowing across the upper ends. Also, Pan s pipes, panpipes. [1810 20; PAN + PIPE1] * * * or syrinx Wind instrument …   Universalium

  • panpipe — noun Etymology: Pan, its traditional inventor Date: 1820 a primitive wind instrument consisting of a series of short vertical pipes of graduated length bound together with the mouthpieces in an even row often used in plural …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • panpipe — noun A set of panpipes …   Wiktionary

  • panpipe — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. syrinx, Pan s pipes. See music …   English dictionary for students

  • panpipe — n. reed pipe, type of wind instrument made from wooden pipes of different lengths …   English contemporary dictionary

  • panpipe — pan·pipe …   English syllables

  • panpipe — pan•pipe [[t]ˈpænˌpaɪp[/t]] n. mad a primitive wind instrument consisting of a series of hollow pipes of graduated length, the tones being produced by blowing across the upper ends Often, pan′pipes . Etymology: 1810–1820 …   From formal English to slang

  • panpipe — /ˈpænpaɪp / (say panpuyp) noun a wind instrument consisting of a series of pipes of graduated length, the notes being produced by blowing across the upper ends. Also, Pan s pipes …  

  • panpipe — noun a primitive wind instrument consisting of several parallel pipes bound together • Syn: ↑pandean pipe, ↑syrinx • Hypernyms: ↑pipe …   Useful english dictionary

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