uillean pipes

uilleann pipes

[ahy-luhn]
plural noun
Often, uilleann pipe. Irish bagpipes held on the knee or under the arms with bellows operated by the elbow.
Also, uillean pipes.
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uillean pipes (ˈɪlɪn, ˈɪlən)
 
pl n
Irish pipes, Also called: union pipes bagpipes developed in Ireland and operated by squeezing bellows under the arm
 
[C19: Irish píob uilleann, from píob pipe + uilleann genitive sing of uille elbow]

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