Definition of bansuri in English:

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Pronunciation: /banˈsʊəri/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


A bamboo transverse flute of northern India.
Example sentences
  • The bansuri is a flute made of bamboo and is played horizontally.
  • Structurally, the bansuri is a cylindrical bamboo tube, with one sealed end and uniformly placed six or seven open finger holes.
  • The blend of contemporary beats with the ageless sound of the oud, vocals and bansuri flute is entirely convincing and unforced.
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