Meaning of UILLEANN PIPES in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈi-lən- ]

noun plural

Usage: often capitalized

Etymology: uilleann from Irish, genitivesingular of uillinn elbow, from Old Irish uilen; akin to Old English eln ell — more at ell

Date: 1906

: an Irish bagpipe with air supplied by a bellows held under and worked by the elbow

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