Definition of fipple flute in English:

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fipple flute


A flute, such as a recorder, played by blowing endwise.
Example sentences
  • With a fipple flute, air is blown into the mouthpiece and is split by a piece of wood, bone, plastic or metal located inside the body
  • The tin whistle is an end-blown, vertically-held, six-hole fipple flute, in the same family as the recorder and numerous other fipple flutes.
  • Native American flutes are not the only fipple flutes.
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