1 (also French flageolet) A very small flute-like instrument resembling a recorder but with four finger holes on top and two thumb holes below.
- Diagrams relating fingering to notes have occasionally been used for such wind instruments as the recorder, flageolet, oboe, and clarinet in instrumental tutors since the 16th century.
- After making a demo in his London flat on a stereo tape-deck, he hawked his melding of many instruments (glockenspiel, farfisa organ, flageolet etc) around record companies.
- Dozens of patients, mostly dressed in black, marched through the streets following a draped coffin while musicians played a dirge on a flageolet and melodion.
1.1 another term for tin whistle.
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A French kidney bean of a small variety used in cooking.
- They are usually a mixture of cannellini, flageolet and borlotti beans.
- I have suggested flageolet or lima beans here as they survive the canning process rather better than some.
- Lunch is a roast leg of lamb with juicy roast vine tomatoes and a flageolet bean gratin.
Late 19th century: from French, based on Latin phaseolus 'bean'.
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