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panpipe

[pan-pahyp] /ˈpænˌpaɪp/
noun
1.
a primitive wind instrument consisting of a series of hollow pipes of graduated length, the tones being produced by blowing across the upper ends.
Also, Pan's pipes, panpipes.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; Pan + pipe1
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British Dictionary definitions for panpipes

panpipes

/ˈpænˌpaɪps/
plural noun
1.
(often sing; often capital) a number of reeds or whistles of graduated lengths bound together to form a musical wind instrument Also called pipes of Pan, syrinx
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