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uillean pipes

/ (ˈɪlɪn, ˈɪlən) /
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pl n

bagpipes developed in Ireland and operated by squeezing bellows under the armAlso called: Irish pipes, union pipes

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Word Origin for uillean pipes

C19: Irish píob uilleann, from píob pipe + uilleann genitive sing of uille elbow

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