Pandean

[pan-dee-uh n, pan-dee-uh n]

Origin of Pandean

1800–10; Pan + -d- (< ?) + -e- (< Latin -ae(us)) + -an
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Examples from the Web for pandean

Historical Examples of pandean

  • This was done in ancient as it is in modern times, by playing the Pandean pipes.

  • Then comes a man with a pandean pipe, next another with a semicircular harp and then one with a portable organ.

    Some Forerunners of Italian Opera

    William James Henderson

  • These usually play upon one or two violins, a mandoline, and the Pandean pipes.

  • Might not a one-handed fife be introduced, or a pandean pipe substituted, and fifers totally abolished?

  • To his lips he held a pandean pipe, from which the extraordinary sounds appeared to proceed.

    The Home

    Fredrika Bremer


British Dictionary definitions for pandean

Pandean

adjective
  1. of or relating to the god Pan
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