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Topic: MUSIC

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: flahute, from Old Provençal flaut

flute

noun
     
flute [countable]
1APM a musical instrument like a thin pipe, that you play by holding it across your lips, blowing over a hole, and pressing down buttons with your fingers [↪ flautist]
2 a tall narrow glass, used especially for drinking champagne
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