Share this entry

Share this page

bansuri

Line breaks: ban|suri
Pronunciation: /banˈsʊəri
 
/

Definition of bansuri in English:

noun

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.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day tenebrous
Pronunciation: ˈtɛnɪbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure