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.

1810–20; Pan + pipe1 Unabridged
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panpipes (ˈpænˌpaɪps)
pl n
(often singular; often capital) pipes of Pan, Also called: syrinx a number of reeds or whistles of graduated lengths bound together to form a musical wind instrument

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