Meaning of FLUTE in English

FLUTE

/ fluːt; NAmE / noun

1.

a musical instrument of the woodwind group, shaped like a thin pipe. The player holds it sideways and blows across a hole at one end.

2.

champagne ~ a tall narrow glass used for drinking champagne

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WORD ORIGIN

Middle English : from Old French flahute , probably from Provençal flaüt , perhaps a blend of flaujol flageolet + laüt lute.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.