Definition of pan pipes noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


pan pipes

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[plural] (British English) (North American English also panpipe [countable]) Musical instruments
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a musical instrument made of a row of pipes of different lengths that you play by blowing across the open ends See related entries: Musical instruments Word Originoriginally associated with the Greek rural god Pan.
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