noun, plural mir·li·tons [mir-li-tonz; French meer-lee-tawn] /ˈmɪr lɪˌtɒnz; French mir liˈtɔ̃/.
Origin of mirliton
Examples from the Web for mirliton
Trilby singing "Ben Bolt" into a mirliton was a thing to be remembered, whether one would or no!Trilby|George Du Maurier
Driven forth again I fly home, accompanied by the unnerving tones of the mirliton pipes.The Inferno|August Strindberg
Bruant ran the Mirliton on the principle that the less easily pleasure is come by, the more it will be prized.Nights|Elizabeth Robins Pennell
On the 27th of March this "mirliton" concert was repeated at Ciceri's, and on this occasion Cherubini took an active part.Great Violinists And Pianists|George T. Ferris
To give an account of the “Mirliton” is to tell the story of Bruant, the most popular ballad-writer in France to-day.The Ways of Men|Eliot Gregory