noun, plural chal·u·meaux [shal-yuh-mohz, French sha-ly-moh] /ˌʃæl yəˈmoʊz, French ʃa lüˈmoʊ/.
Origin of chalumeau
Examples from the Web for chalumeau
Calumet is an Old Norman word for chalumeau, reed, pipe, a diminutive from Lat.The Romance of Words (4th ed.)|Ernest Weekley
Madame Chalumeau's face, glossy and red-and-white like a Norman apple, wore an expression of anxious expectation.
Mersenne calls this the simplest form of chalumeau or wheat-stalk (tuyau de bl).
Madame Chalumeau had risen, and had led her guest through the sitting-room into her immaculate kitchen.
This name of clarinet, or clarionet, became accepted for the entire instrument, including the chalumeau register.