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panpipe

or Pan's pipes, panpipes

[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.
Origin of panpipe
1810-1820
First recorded in 1810-20; Pan + pipe1
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